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But Baldinucci also relates that he had a specious answer ready for whoever remonstrated with him on thus endangering his soul.

As to the unmarketable nature of his cargo, that specious plea is flatly disproved by the ship's manifest.

An Old New ZealanderT. Lindsay Buick

The specious nature of his disposition is well depicted in this transaction.

Wasnt there light in the fact which, as we shared our solitude, broke out with a specious glitter it had never yet quite worn?

The Two MagicsHenry James

Under the specious guise of "immigration," they are replenishing those Islands with slaves from the coast of Africa.

At the same time, take care that you do not grow lukewarm and indifferent under the specious pretext of meekness.

A Greek philosopher was demonstrating by specious arguments that motion is impossible.

The Heavenly FatherErnest Naville

Sir, beneath these specious words lurks the very subject on which, by a solemn vote of this body, I was refused a hearing.

Be not beguiled by the specious tongue of that heretic Probus.

ZenobiaWilliam Ware

Such was the argument, specious, but fallacious, of the tempter.

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