And it was taken under the sophistical plea that it belonged to the nation.
It is not necessary to repeat Reginald's explanation, as it was shallow and sophistical.
Answer of the latter, declaring the antiquity of the sophistical profession, and his own openness in avowing himself a sophist.
She is too sentimental, too prudish with her vow and its sophistical evasion.
The sophistical arguments of the friends of war are being answered by the logic of hard facts.
He had plied the beadle's wife with sophistical reasoning and subtlety.
Besides, this way of reasoning is merely a sophistical justification of the evils of the present system.
I am not fanciful, or sophistical, or irrational, and I know perfectly what I am about.
The phraseology of this resolution is as clumsy as its assertions are base and sophistical.
False they are, unsound, sophistical; but they are regular in their direction.