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.
  • But common-sense and conscience are quite as definite guides as logic or authority; and there seems no good reason for refusing to give the name of casuistry to their operations.
  • The casuistry of primitive man is uncompromisingly legal.
  • 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.