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  • This reasoning may seem to many persons mere casuistry, mere sophistical juggling with words.

  • Another may not be wrong in his facts, but have a declamatory or sophistical vein in him, much to be guarded against.

    Friends in Council | Arthur Helps
  • The savory ham was very appetizing, the Deacon was very hungry, and the argument was sophistical.

  • No brilliancy in sophistical pleadings can make men long prefer what is new to that which is true.

  • But I can't do that kind of thing, and I must stick to my little sophistical fantasies, or my bald reports of nature.

    The Coast of Bohemia | William Dean Howells

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