Such a kingdom as this needed only attack from a more solidly organized power to be shattered.
The lake freezes usually at the end of December, or in the beginning of January, so solidly that a temporary post-horse station is erected on the ice in the middle of the lake, and it remains frozen till the second half of May.
The line, stations, sheds and stores are all solidly built, and the rolling stock is sufficient and of the best quality.
He grabbed her and pulled her toward him, not before catching a lick or two solidly on his aching elbow.
She struggled to mount behind one of the guards shielding her, when an attacker's blow landed solidly against his horse's flank.