References in classic literature? When the battle was at its height, a Sprat lifted its head out of the waves and said that he would reconcile their differences if they would accept him as an umpire.
View in context. In a year I buy her free again; she'll keep that in mind, and it'll reconcile her. It is so difficult to reconcile myself to letting him go away alone. Fanny sighed, and said, "I cannot see things as you do; but I ought to believe you to be right rather than myself, and I am very much obliged to you for trying to reconcile me to what must be.
Where attempts have not been made to reconcile the two moralities, they may be described as followsAll is GOOD in the noble morality which proceeds from strength, power, health, well-constitutedness, happiness, and awfulness; for, the motive force behind the people practising it is "the struggle for power. He strove to soften the old man and reconcile him towards his son's memory.
Her flame quickly burned up that light fuel; and, fed from within, soared after some illimitable satisfaction, some object which would never justify weariness, which would reconcile self-despair with the rapturous consciousness of life beyond self. For a long time he could not reconcile himself to the idea that he was one of those same retired Moscow gentlemen-in-waiting he had so despised seven years before.
Some mothers would have insisted on their daughter's accepting so good an offer on the first overture; but I could not reconcile it to myself to force Frederica into a marriage from which her heart revolted, and instead of adopting so harsh a measure merely propose to make it her own choice, by rendering her thoroughly uncomfortable till she does accept him--but enough of this tiresome girl. This consideration, while it serves to reconcile an apparent contradiction in the moral character of the islanders, should in some measure alter that low opinion of it which the reader of South Sea voyages is too apt to form.
His cultivation enables him--and me, now--to see water in that glaring yellow mud, and natural effects in those lurid explosions of mixed smoke and flame, and crimson sunset glories; it reconciles him--and me, now--to the floating of iron cable-chains and other unfloatable things; it reconciles us to fishes swimming around on top of the mud--I mean the water. One might ask why God wants to reconcile with sinners if He already knows the future.
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Full browser? To bring oneself to accept: He finally reconciled himself to the change in management.
To make compatible, harmonious, or consistent: reconcile my way of thinking with yours. To compare one financial account so that it is consistent or compatible with another: reconciled my ledger against my bank statement.
Close Thesaurus. Dictionary apps Browse our dictionary apps today and ensure you are never again lost for words. Click the Reconcile Now button. If you're missing a bank statement line or can't import it, use Mark as Reconciled to manually reconcile the account transaction. Show more. Meaning "to make discordant facts or statements consistent" is from late 14c.
To reestablish a close relationship, as in marriage: The estranged couple reconciled after a year. To become compatible, harmonious, or consistent: The figures would not reconcile. Switch to new thesaurus.
Mentioned in? References in classic literature? This supposition so well reconciled his conduct to the general opinion, that it met with universal assent; and the outcry against his lenity soon began to take another turn, and was changed into an invective against his cruelty to the poor girl. View in context. God knows whether they are fully reconciled ," thought Anna, hearing her tone, cold and composed.
Of course I cannot break through the wall by battering my head against it if I really have not the strength to knock it down, but I am not going to be reconciled to it simply because it is a stone wall and I have not the strength.