When he found himself possessed of a coherent
passage, he shook it at his audience almost aggressively, and then fumbled for another.
With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement; but after all, to common eyes their struggles seemed mere inconsistency and formlessness; for these later-born Theresas were helped by no coherent
social faith and order which could perform the function of knowledge for the ardently willing soul.
I asked, thus neatly depriving her of coherent
speech as I pushed her to the door.
It was with considerable difficulty that the ape-man quieted the fellow's fears sufficiently to obtain a coherent
statement from him as to the cause of his uncalled-for terror.
In an instant all was confusion and turmoil, and it was with the greatest difficulty that the King finally obtained a coherent
statement from his queen.
Taking it all in all, a fairly coherent
and interesting story I am sure you will agree.
It was an emotion that so deeply stirred him, rather than a coherent
thought, and he was aware in some vague way of his own unworthiness and smallness in the presence of this other man who possessed the simplicity of a child and the gentleness of a woman.
After reading one or two of the more coherent
passages Henry recoiled from the ever-darkening horror of the story.
In repeating, at his own desire, what I had already said to him, I took care to add the details which made Lady Clarinda's narrative coherent
Out of the ethical incoherency and inconsistency of capitalism, the oligarchs emerged with a new ethics, coherent
and definite, sharp and severe as steel, the most absurd and unscientific and at the same time the most potent ever possessed by any tyrant class.
He gave a fairly coherent
account of events, from the time when Geoffrey had claimed his assistance at the lawn-party to the time when he found himself at the door of the inn at Craig Fernie.
When Sir Mulberry found coherent
words to utter, Ralph bent forward with his hand to his ear, and a face as calm as if its every line of sternness had been cast in iron.