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  • Now, there’s an incompatibility of some sort or another, I am given to understand by you, between your daughter and me.
  • ’I fear there is at present a general incompatibility between Louisa, and — and — and almost all the relations in which I have placed her,’ was her father’s sorrowful reply.
  • ’To a softening down of your ideas of the incompatibility?’ said Bounderby.
  • What I shall say to people in general, of the incompatibility that led to my so laying down the law, will be this.
  • ’I gather from all this, Tom Gradgrind,’ said Bounderby, standing up with his hands in his pockets, ’that you are of opinion that there’s what people call some incompatibility between Loo Bounderby and myself.’
  • I’ll give you to understand, in reply to that, that there unquestionably is an incompatibility of the first magnitude — to be summed up in this — that your daughter don’t properly know her husband’s merits, and is not impressed with such a sense as would become her, by George! of the honour of his alliance.

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  • You’re both so weird and incompatible with anyone else that you’re perfect for each other.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Or do you say, ’We are incompatible, these rats and I. If I am to live here, these vermin must die’?"
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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