Gamut received his pitch-pipe with as strong an expression of pleasure as he believed compatible
with the grave functions he exercised.
She had never been quite well since the time of their daughter's marriage; and till she should have completely recovered her usual strength, they must forbid her engaging in duties, which, so far from being compatible
with a weakened frame and varying spirits, seemed, under the most favourable circumstances, to require something more than human perfection of body and mind to be discharged with tolerable comfort.
At her age, and in her state of health, were good spirits compatible
with such an errand to a physician as the errand on which she was bent?
In this helpless condition, the poor devils were ready to beg for access to a factory and to raw cotton on any conditions compatible
The proof of this proposition turns upon the greater degree of influence which the State governments if they administer their affairs with uprightness and prudence, will generally possess over the people; a circumstance which at the same time teaches us that there is an inherent and intrinsic weakness in all federal constitutions; and that too much pains cannot be taken in their organization, to give them all the force which is compatible
with the principles of liberty.
At a certain stage in the development of these means of production and of exchange, the conditions under which feudal society produced and exchanged, the feudal organisation of agriculture and manufacturing industry, in one word, the feudal relations of property became no longer compatible
with the already developed productive forces; they became so many fetters.
Collins, "were so fortunate as to be able to sing, I should have great pleasure, I am sure, in obliging the company with an air; for I consider music as a very innocent diversion, and perfectly compatible
with the profession of a clergyman.
Leaving her infant with Loretto she rushed forward and threw herself upon her brother's neck, who clasped his long-lost sister to his heart with a warmth of affection but little compatible
with the reputed stoicism of the savage.
Rodd, the Baptist minister, had requested that, so far as was compatible
with the fair accommodation of other customers, the sheep's trotters might be reserved for him.
Casson, however, did not feel it compatible
with his dignity and superior knowledge to join in the laugh, until it turned out that he was fixed on as the second broadest man.
That, however, in so modest a girl, might be very compatible
with innocence; and chusing at least to appear satisfied, he quickly added, "No, no, I know that is quite out of the question; quite impossible.
It is requisite for the ideal artist to possess a force of character that seems hardly compatible
with its delicacy; he must keep his faith in himself while the incredulous world assails him with its utter disbelief; he must stand up against mankind and be his own sole disciple, both as respects his genius and the objects to which it is directed.