For five minutes the formal argument was lost in swift flashing phrases in which everybody took a part.
I have resorted for this purpose to the methods of fiction and of formal argument.
I don't think with any kind of formal argument you could have shaken that conviction.
Against this monstrous contention it is not worth while to offer a formal argument.
That both ought to be repudiated, as at once folly and sin, I hope no formal argument will be necessary to convince you.
Name three subjects which you have lately discussed which would not be profitable subjects for a formal argument.
It should not need, to Americans or Englishmen, to set out any formal argument against absolutism.
This position is too plain to the practical geologist to need a formal argument to sustain it.