unsound arguments

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  • If misleading statements and unsound arguments are allowed to pass unchallenged the fault will not lie only with their author. Cited from The Gospels in the Second Century, by William Sanday
  • And however an unsound principle may be for a while maintained by unsound arguments, the momentary triumph must ultimately end in disappointment. Cited from Primitive Christian Worship, by James Endell Tyler
  • Much of his reasoning seemed conclusive enough, but when sound and unsound arguments are so blended in the same book, the unsound ones seem to lessen the credit and the force of the sound ones. Cited from Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again
  • Others use unsound arguments in support of the truth, and when men discover the unsoundness of the arguments, they are led sometimes to suspect the soundness of the doctrine in behalf of which they are employed. Cited from Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again
  • You know how much such a quotation as this would fall in with my notions, averse as I am to loud and noisy tones, and self- confident, overwhelming, and yet perhaps very unsound arguments. Cited from V1 Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, by Trevelyan