Their gentleness, their genuine attention to other people, and their manly unstudied simplicity is much more accordant
with her real disposition, than the liveliness--often artificial, and often ill-timed of the other.
Mary refrained from saying what she felt, that there could not be two persons in existence whose characters and manners were less accordant
: time would discover it to him; but she could not help this reflection on the Admiral.
There was an endless round of institutions, municipal and eleemosynary, on which he might set out and receive lodging and food accordant
with the simple life.
It was perfectly accordant
with that resolution of character which I knew her to possess; and the secrecy she had maintained, as to any such design in her former letter, was equally descriptive of its anxious delicacy.
Perhaps you will say, "Do improve the facts a little, then; make them more accordant
with those correct views which it is our privilege to possess.
But, besides these cold, formal, and empty words of the chisel that inscribes, the voice that speaks, and the pen that writes, for the public eye and for distant time,--and which inevitably lose much of their truth and freedom by the fatal consciousness of so doing,--there were traditions about the ancestor, and private diurnal gossip about the Judge, remarkably accordant
in their testimony.
'If you loved as I do,' she earnestly replied, 'you would not have so nearly lost me - these scruples of false delicacy and pride would never thus have troubled you - you would have seen that the greatest worldly distinctions and discrepancies of rank, birth, and fortune are as dust in the balance compared with the unity of accordant
thoughts and feelings, and truly loving, sympathising hearts and souls.'
'Got no more,' was the rueful answer, with an accordant
shake of the head.
"Ay, but," said Tom, whose mind was prone to see an opposition between statements that were really accordant
,--"but there was a big flood once, when the Round Pool was made.
(he was sure a gentleman of Mr Sparkler's fine sense would interpret him with all delicacy), that he could not consider this proposal definitely determined on, until he should have had the privilege of holding some correspondence with Mr Merdle; and of ascertaining it to be so far accordant
with the views of that eminent gentleman as that his (Mr Dorrit's) daughter would be received on that footing which her station in life and her dowry and expectations warranted him in requiring that she should maintain in what he trusted he might be allowed, without the appearance of being mercenary, to call the Eye of the Great World.
DepEd said this is accordant
to Secretary Leonor Briones' commitment to ensure a sustainable pay hike for teachers.