These last are perhaps to be regarded as casuistic discussions like those which play such a large part in Jewish tradition.
This is the position of the casuistic mystic moralist and not of the man who sees only the visible world.
In fact the casuistic Elihu casts no light whatever on the situation.
The Jansenists, however, endeavored to meet the Papal condemnation with casuistic subtlety.
If that despotic and casuistic recluse could have known what my heart and soul are like, she would have advised you differently.
I was sure of Alisanda's constancy, and yet did not know what pressure their casuistic minds might bring to bear against her will.
But the concession can only be made for the sake of casuistic argument.
The theory, casuistic and subtle, appealed momentarily to a society that had no theories at all.
A casuistic proceeding was necessary as well as a firm union of the bishops as pillars of the Church.
It could not be discussed without that admixture of legality and ethics which delights a casuistic intellect.