Hence it is that such democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible
with personal security or the rights of property; and have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.
All this very plausible reasoning does not convince me, as it has not convinced the wisest of our Statesmen, that our ancestors erred in laying it down as an axiom of policy that the toleration of Irregularity is incompatible
with the safety of the State.
I understand that you belittle all sentiments of generosity and kindliness, but I do not, and I can convince your most doughty warrior that these characteristics are not incompatible
with an ability to fight.
The fact is that we had absolutely incompatible
dispositions and habits of thought and action, and our danger and isolation only accentuated the incompatibility.
Where these grow the climate cannot be incompatible
We are more distinctly conscious that rude penances are out of the question for gentlemen in an enlightened age, and that mortal sin is not incompatible
with an appetite for muffins.
Once convinced that my friend's disposition is incompatible
with my own, once assured that he is indelibly stained with certain defects obnoxious to my principles, and I dissolve the connection.
Crawford's endeavours to convince you that they may not be incompatible
She had only meant to oppose the too common idea of spirit and gentleness being incompatible
with each other, not at all to represent Captain Benwick's manners as the very best that could possibly be; and, after a little hesitation, she was beginning to say, "I was not entering into any comparison of the two friends," but the Admiral interrupted her with--
There can be no doubt that Stapleton exercised an influence over her which may have been love or may have been fear, or very possibly both, since they are by no means incompatible
Nor would it be entirely incompatible
with most of the words overhead.
I mean that all this business puts us on unnatural terms, with which natural relations are incompatible
Though his looks did not please her, his name was a passport to her goodwill, and she thought with sincere compassion of his approaching disappointment; for, in spite of what she had believed herself to overhear in the pump-room, his behaviour was so incompatible
with a knowledge of Isabella's engagement that she could not, upon reflection, imagine him aware of it.
Here, Kitty, come and look at my plan; I shall think I am a great architect, if I have not got incompatible
stairs and fireplaces.
I have always avoided what attracted me, and turned my back upon the point where secretly I desired to be"; and, of course, that is not the way to a free and generous productivity, in literature, or in anything else; though in literature, with Amiel at all events, it meant the fastidiousness which  is incompatible
with any but the very best sort of production.