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1) casuist. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A person who is expert in or given to casuistry. French casuiste, from Spanish casuista, from Latin csus, case. See case1....

2) 9823. Byron, George Gordon Noel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...both in men and women,Whene'er their triumph pales, or star is tamed -And 'twill perplex the casuist in moralityTo fix the due bounds of this dangerous quality. ATTRIBUTION:George...

3) casuistry. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of conduct or conscience by analyzing cases that illustrate general ethical rules. From casuist....

4) 477. Intuition. Sophistry. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...instinct, association; presentiment; rule of thumb. SOPHISTRY, paralogy, perversion, casuistry, jesuitry, equivocation, evasion, mental reservation; chicane, chicanery;...

5) 476. Reasoning. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...dialectician; disputant; controversialist, controvertist; wrangler, arguer, debater, polemic, casuist, rationalist; scientist; eristic. VERB: REASON, argue, discuss,...

6) §16. "The Review". I. Defoe—The Newspaper and the Novel. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...a shameless and wholesale liar, Defoe, in all probability, developed into a consummate casuist who was often his own chief dupe. His experience of the pillory was...

7) §5. The Emigrants: the Theocratic Group—John Cotton, Nathaniel Ward, John Eliot; the Democratic Group—Roger Williams, Thom. III. The Puritan Divines, 1620–1720. Vol. 15. Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...for intellectual subtleties, drew from his grandson the appellation a most excellent casuist. we must not therefore conclude that he served the cause of truth less...

8) I. Defoe—The Newspaper and the Novel: Bibliography. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...of the Plot. Set Forth for the Edification Of His Majesties Liege People. 1680. (57) The Casuist Uncas d in a Dialogue Betwixt Richard and Baxter, With a Moderator...

9) Preface. Lincoln, Abraham. 1897. Political Debates Between Lincoln and Douglas
...eloquent though superficial and illogical reasoning, appears more and more a brilliant casuist, and Lincoln more and more a man inspired by the Most High. Douglas...

10) The Third Book. VIII. Of the Liberty Don Quixote Gave to Many Wretches, Who Were A-carrying Perforce to a Place They Desired Not. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. 1909-14. Don Quixote, Part 1. The Harvard Classics
...them all, that thence resulted the increase of my kindred so intricately, as there is no casuist that can well resolve it. All was proved by me; I wanted favour,...

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