The book immediately preceding this is called "Tom Swift and His Bit, Tunnel," and deals with the efforts of the young inventor to help a firm
of contractors penetrate a mountain in Peru.
He shook hands with Isaacs & Sons, and congratulated them upon their public spirit, and the type-writer firm
upon their public spirit.
That blubber is something of the consistence of firm
, close-grained beef, but tougher, more elastic and compact, and ranges from eight or ten to twelve and fifteen inches in thickness.
However, at last it came to an end, and we were hauled up, and swung over again to the land; we were very glad, and snorted and neighed for joy, when we once more felt firm
ground under our feet.
I wish I could conjecture how soon I shall make this rivet quite firm
to which I was brutally consigned, as if I was a bale of merchandise, has worn out my patience by a series of petty insults; and I have felt compelled, from motives of self-respect, to withdraw my services, which were undervalued from the first.
Murdstone was firm
; nobody in his world was to be so firm
Far otherwise th' inviolable Saints In Cubic Phalanx firm
advanc't entire, Invulnerable, impenitrably arm'd: Such high advantages thir innocence Gave them above thir foes, not to have sinnd, Not to have disobei'd; in fight they stood Unwearied, unobnoxious to be pain'd By wound, though from thir place by violence mov'd.
The recommendatory act of Congress is in the words following: "WHEREAS, There is provision in the articles of Confederation and perpetual Union, for making alterations therein, by the assent of a Congress of the United States, and of the legislatures of the several States; and whereas experience hath evinced, that there are defects in the present Confederation; as a mean to remedy which, several of the States, and PARTICULARLY THE STATE OF NEW YORK, by express instructions to their delegates in Congress, have suggested a convention for the purposes expressed in the following resolution; and such convention appearing to be the most probable mean of establishing in these States A FIRM
And this firm
structure would doubtless have yielded, if, as its Captain had said, it had not been capable of resistance like a solid block.
said D'Artagnan, in so firm
a tone that it appeared to Milady an undoubted proof of devotion.
We have a hundred thousand francs or thereabouts loaned on their securities, and we are a little uneasy at reports that have reached us that the firm
is on the brink of ruin.