The bridesmaids had been sternly forbidden to come into her room.
Hubertine was obliged to speak to her sternly, and tell her to be quiet.
"Perhaps you are mistaken there, my man," I said, as sternly as I could.
"I will say nothing to him about that or any other matter," replied Margaret sternly.
"Let me know the next story he tells; I'll cure him," said Mr. Morton, sternly.