To hang together

To remain united; to stand by one another.
To be self-consistent; as, the story does not hang together.
- Dryden.

See also: Hang, Hang

References in classic literature ?
'The thing begins to hang together. A certain plausibility creeps into it.
So Leonard emerges with an enhanced reputation and a party that is still managing to hang together.
In fact, the ban on kite flying is a ban on people's excuses to hang together, enjoy bonfires and other associated festivities.
But intelligence doesn't always equate to atmosphere while the plot is too episodic to hang together as a whole.
Mutual gravitational attraction among a cluster's hundreds of thousands or even millions of stars keeps stellar members in check, allowing globular clusters to hang together for many billions of years.
As Benjamin Franklin said at the signing of the Declaration of Independence: "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately." Co-ops provide a business vehicle that allows Americans to hang together. (Franklin, by the way, knew this well, since he started what may have been the first co-op in America, which provided fire insurance.)
So we need to hang together and be strong as we move into this next phase."
The exhibit, inspired by Matsuda, consists of 24 works created on cloth made to hang together like Tibetan prayer flags.
We were young and we didn't really worry about how it was going to hang together. On this album we've learned what our limitations are and what we can do."
So if your friend's guitar lessons means having one less afternoon a week to hang together, no biggie.
There are so many ideas (comic, musical, and intellectual) flying around in Assassins, it's fiendishly difficult for the show to hang together. Alas, Joe Mantello's ambitious production for the Roundabout Theatre Company does not succeed in making it work.