Sentence Examples

  • Very soon, however, these relics of casuistry were swept away by the rising tide of common-sense.
  • Casuistry found no place, because there were no sacred books.
  • Elaborate rules are accordingly drawn up to secure the maximum of benefit, and the minimum of inconvenience, from this sacred fire; and in the application of these rules does savage casuistry consist.
  • In their hands casuistry became the art of finding such exceptions.
  • Casuistry might insist that it only proposed to fix the minimum of a minimum, and beg them for their soul's sake to aim a little higher.

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