He began by a demurrer, speaking archly with subtle shades of expression.
Thus might a divine say: Will he arrest the judgments of God by a demurrer?
That is to say, it is a case that ought to be beaten on demurrer.
Nor can the court assume, as admitted facts, the averments of the plea from the confession of the demurrer.
To this plea in abatement, a demurrer having been ...