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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 COUNCILARTHUR 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 BOHEMIAWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
We can hardly reckon a man in the right, who is so by accident, and through sophistical reasoning.
I thought, and still think, that it is sophistical in tone, and tampers with one of the most sacred of our instincts.
He palliated his conduct in a sophistical and Jesuitical manner.
I am not fanciful, or sophistical, or irrational, and I know perfectly what I am about.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
For this reason it is well to call your attention to the difference between the sophistical and the logical method of thought.

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