A casuistical reason indeed; but good enough for the purpose.
Indeed, he gave an instance of this reverence which might serve as a pretty text for a casuistical discussion.
We have had occasion more than once in the course of this session to admire the casuistical skill of Her Majesty's Ministers.
He demanded of the casuistical complainers: "Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?"
This casuistical answer satisfies Luca that his friend may reasonably be held blameless.
Aristophanes' Apology is connected with these poems by its character as a casuistical self-defence of the chief speaker.
It is entirely free from all casuistical crotchets and distinctions without a difference.
If the decalogue could be observed in this casuistical manner, we might be grievous sinners, and yet be liable to no reproach.
They become abominably shrewd in a degrading, casuistical strict-constructionism.
A Jesuit, of whom she sought counsel in her dilemma, suggested a casuistical compromise.