The argument was forcible, but the courts decided against them.
It is a forcible plea for freedom of conscience.
He had strong, rugged powers, was a close reasoner and a forcible speaker.
From time to time the emigration takes the shape of a mass movement, which the government stops by forcible measures.
But if he thus incurred the hostility of the High Church party among the clergy, he was admired by the laity for his strong sense, his clear and forcible reasoning, and his wide knowledge, and he remained to the last a power in the north of England.