Some rapid sophisms embarrassed Plato.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Then begins the poor animal to entangle himself in sophisms and to flounder in absurdity.
"Obiter Dicta Second Series" by Augustine Birrell
Her little sophism pleased me.
"Debts of Honor" by Maurus Jókai
This is a sophism largely current abroad, and not without its dupes even at home.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864" by Various
Buridan was exempted, and, in gratitude, invented the sophism.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
I can follow my reasonings, and I hear on the other side, the sophisms my double breathes in me.
"En Route" by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
The declaration is an awkward attempt to saturate sophism with truism; but the sophism is left largely in excess.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
A sophism, indeed, is the chivalry of the savage.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
Its sophisms at the time of the Revolution, 368.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Curst be thy sophisms!
"André" by William Dunlap
It is based on theological juggling and traditional sophisms.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
These have since been shown to be miserable sophisms.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Marriage at eleven could by no stretch of sophism be called a voluntary act.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
This is an absurd sophism.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Sophism: to speak confusedly; falsehood for truth.
"Thoughts on Art and Life" by Leonardo da Vinci
Every sophism and every falsehood is a damning argument against the Russian cause.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
On one occasion, brought to bay by a sophism, I answered unwisely, but made a good friend.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 90, April, 1865" by Various
Then I explained my magical sophisms by the hallucination of words!
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
The preceding passage seems to rest on a similar sophism.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
We have seen with how much energy G. F. Nicolai condemns the absurdity of war and the sophisms which serve for its support.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland