The same scruples endured among the medieval Cathars.
One day, almost overcome with scruples, he was tempted to end his miseries by suicide.
Thiers himself was one of the souls of the actual revolution, being credited with "overcoming the scruples of Louis Philippe," perhaps no Herculean task.
One of those with access was declared unfit; did he have enough scruples left to steal and hide three more keypads?
Since whole universities and numerous scholars had pronounced in favour of the new theories, the Pisan synod dismissed all canonical scruples, and unhesitatingly laid claim to authority over both popes, one of whom was necessarily the legitimate pope.