Webster 1913 Edition
consistens, p. pr.: cf. F.
Possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid.
The humoral and
consistentparts of the body.
Having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory.
Show me one that has it in his power
consistentwith himself an hour.
With reference to such a lord, to serve and to be free are terms not
consistentonly, but equivalent.
Living or acting in conformity with one’s belief or professions.
It was utterly to be at once a
consistentQuaker and a conspirator.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Fixed; firm; not fluid; as the consistent parts of a body, distinguished from the fluid.
2.Standing together or in agreement; compatible; congruous; uniform; not contradictory or opposed; as, two opinions or schemes are consistent; let a man be consistent with himself; the law is consistent with justice and policy.
So two consistent motions act the soul