"Wild horses won’t drag the secret from me," promised Anne solemnly.
Her pointed freckled face and solemn gray eyes peered back at her.
Anne was standing in the gable room, looking solemnly at three new dresses spread out on the bed.
It just means vowing and promising solemnly.
A Solemn Vow and Promise It was not until the next Friday that Marilla heard the story of the flower-wreathed hat.
I solemnly swear to be faithful to my bosom friend, Diana Barry, as long as the sun and moon shall endure.
Whereat Mrs. Rachel swept out and away—if a fat woman who always waddled COULD be said to sweep away—and Marilla with a very solemn face betook herself to the east gable.
"No, I didn’t," said Anne solemnly, meeting Marilla’s angry gaze squarely.
"And I will always love thee, Diana," said Anne, solemnly extending her hand.
She solemnly clipped one of Diana’s curls.
"It isn’t nonsense at all," said Anne, gazing at Marilla with solemn, reproachful eyes.
Not a soul in Avonlea knows it but us, and we pledged a solemn vow never to reveal it to anyone else.
But oh, Marilla, it’s a solemn occasion too.
"I am sorry to see a pupil of mine displaying such a temper and such a vindictive spirit," he said in a solemn tone, as if the mere fact of being a pupil of his ought to root out all evil passions from the hearts of small imperfect mortals.
Diana alone of outsiders knew the fatal secret, but she promised solemnly never to tell, and it may be stated here and now that she kept her word.
She said she would always think of it after this when he was praying so solemnly.
Jane promised solemnly; but, as it happened, there was no necessity for such a promise.
Miss Barry generally laughed at anything I said, even when I said the most solemn things.
It’s such a solemn thing to be almost fourteen, Marilla.
We felt extremely solemn, Marilla.
"Anne Shirley," said Marilla solemnly, "I’ve just found my brooch hanging to my black lace shawl.