[Ads-l] Q: "Consisting" sense 3, "Accordant, congruous, etc." 1692; antedates OED2 1700--

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Sat Jul 4 16:14:11 UTC 2015

1692 S. Sewall  Diary 22 Nov. (1973).

I prayd ... That God would bless the Assembly in their debates, and that would chuse and assist our Judges, &c., and save New England as to Enemies and Witchcrafts, and vindicate the late Judges, consisting with his Justice and Holiness, &c., with Fasting.

Antedates "consisting" adj. sense 3, " Accordant, congruous, etc.; = consistent adj. 6"  1700--.


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