1 Consistency, my dear Mr. Brocklehurst; I advocate consistency in all things.
2 Above the temples, amidst wreathed turban folds of black drapery, vague in its character and consistency as cloud, gleamed a ring of white flame, gemmed with sparkles of a more lurid tinge.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XIII
3 It was rather small, but well built and convenient; and everything was fitted up and arranged with a neatness and consistency of which Elizabeth gave Charlotte all the credit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 28
4 His want of spirits, of openness, and of consistency, were most usually attributed to his want of independence, and his better knowledge of Mrs. Ferrars's disposition and designs.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 19
5 He was fond of talking about Shakespeare, Raphael, Beethoven, of the significance of new schools of poetry and music, all of which were classified by him with very conspicuous consistency.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 1: Chapter 33
6 Still, for all this immutableness, was there some lack of common consistency about worthy Captain Peleg.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
7 Her husband, who made no professions to any particular religious character, nevertheless reverenced and respected the consistency of hers, and stood, perhaps, a little in awe of her opinion.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER I
8 The human consistency and dignity one has been led to expect from one's fellow-men seem actually nonexistent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 17
9 The greatest degree of rational consistency could not have been more engaging, and they talked with mutual satisfaction.
10 Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect--simply a confession of failure.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 4
11 This idea tickled Jo's fancy and put her in good spirits, but Meg didn't brighten, for her burden, consisting of four spoiled children, seemed heavier than ever.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER FOUR
12 we had another meal, consisting of a small mug of coffee, and half-a-slice of brown bread.
13 The emperor of Blefuscu, having taken three days to consult, returned an answer consisting of many civilities and excuses.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
14 The learning of this people is very defective, consisting only in morality, history, poetry, and mathematics, wherein they must be allowed to excel.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
15 And he emptied his pockets on the table, the contents consisting of a dozen gold pieces, five or six five-franc pieces, and some smaller coin.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 2. Father and Son.