With the sameheroic devotion with which they wentforth to fight the battles of their country, firmlyclinging to the dearoldflag, they died the most excruciable deaths possible for rebeltyrants to inflict.
The lessons I learnedat school were firmlyingrained in my mind.
She ruledover her childrenfirmly but gently.
With the possible exception of cliquishness, in each of these regards Fenton is morelike Larkin: plain-spoken, unprolific and firmly in possession of a deflatedsense of poetic vocation.
She corrected him firmly but gently.
Chelsea sawout the halffirmly on the front foot and had threefurther chances to take the lead.