Even so," replied the stranger, making diligent use of his triangular castor, to produce a circulation in the close air of the woods, and leaving his hearers in doubt to which of the young man's questions he responded; when, however, he had cooled his face, and recovered his breath, he continued, "I hear you are riding to William Henry; as I am journeying thitherward myself, I concluded good company would seem consistent
to the wishes of both parties.
If his ideas were occasionally too clever, and not always consistent
with a high sense of honor, she was none the less interested to know the ethics of that world of speculation into which her father had plunged, and the more convinced, with mingled sense of pride and anxiety, that his still dominant gentlemanhood would prevent his coping with it on equal terms.
or that I do not now rejoice, when it is deemed consistent
with the dues of public justice and the welfare of society that this dear kinsman, this early friend, this nature so delicately and beautifully constituted,--so unfortunate, let us pronounce him, and forbear to say, so guilty,--that our own Clifford, in fine, should be given back to life, and its possibilities of enjoyment?
She therefore put the boy on the ground, and, adjusting her dress and bonnet, she walked on at as rapid a pace as she thought consistent
with the preservation of appearances.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent
Which shows that the world is not as consistent
as it might be.
Now, however, I see nothing in it but a very natural and consistent
degree of discretion.
In such a case, a plain and open avowal of his difficulties would have been more to his honour I think, as well as more consistent
with his general character;--but I will not raise objections against any one's conduct on so illiberal a foundation, as a difference in judgment from myself, or a deviation from what I may think right and consistent
The only course at all consistent
with her own self-respect was to resign her part.
But, finding you true gold, a very lady, and an ill-used innocent, with a fresh heart full of love and trustfulness - which you look like, and is quite consistent
with your story
At last, I desperately considered that the thing I contemplated must be done, and that it had best be done in the least improbable manner consistent
with the circumstances.
The imagination of the author must be a child's imagination and yet maturely consistent
, so that the White Queen in "Alice," for instance, is seen just as a child would see her, but she continues always herself through all her distressing adventures.