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It is entirely free from all casuistical crotchets and distinctions without a difference.
He demanded of the casuistical complainers: "Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?"
His real reason is explained in a long comparison between the 'simple-minded' or 'sympathetic' and the 'casuistical' man.
He is an elderly man with a kind manner; type of the eighteenth century casuistical parson.
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The article makes no attempt to give a detailed, casuistical examination of the matter of ethical theory.
We talked of the casuistical question, Whether it was allowable at any time to depart from Truth?
But certain casuistical questions arise in connection with this command.
Discuss the following casuistical case: A child is lying on the railroad track and a locomotive is rapidly approaching.
It has the casuistical subtlety which the over-developed conscience of the Christian Church encouraged.
He would never compromise or palter with the truth, either by way of suppression, or exaggeration, or casuistical refinement.

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