The family was distinguished for piety, uprightness, and solidity of character.
The coalitions, once so brittle as to break at the first strain, had now been hammered into solidity by his blows.
In the Mandaean representation the sky is an ocean of water, pure and clear, but of more than adamantine solidity, upon which the stars and planets sail.
Solidity of mass and simplicity of detail are among the characteristics of this period.
It is only the great solidity of this coffer which has preserved the contents.