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The judges, however allowed the demurrer; and then the court adjourned without swearing the jury.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
It first demurred to the charge brought, and in April, 1912, the demurrer was sustained.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
The point of the demurrer was that the action should have been trespass vi et armis.
DISCOURSE OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF THE HON. LITTLETON WALLER TAZEWELLHUGH BLAIR GRIGSBY
When I had finished reading them he promptly, and without hearing the other party, overruled both protest and demurrer.
MEMOIRS OF ORANGE JACOBSORANGE JACOBS
At the appointed time I appeared and filed a written protest and demurrer to his jurisdiction.
MEMOIRS OF ORANGE JACOBSORANGE JACOBS
Dorothy was very anxious, of course, that this young girl should be invited; but Iris put in a demurrer at once.
PRETTY MADCAP DOROTHYLAURA JEAN LIBBEY
A general demurrer by his friends and a special demurrer by his relatives were entered against his acceptance.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
He brought his action for trespass, which the law officers met by a demurrer.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WEST
And to this procedure, which Bulgaria ostentatiously demanded, Serbia entered a firm demurrer in which she was joined by Greece.
ENGLAND AND GERMANYEMILE JOSEPH DILLON
The case was tried upon demurrer to this answer, and upon appeal to the supreme court of Iowa the will was sustained.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES CLINTON NOURSECHARLES CLINTON NOURSE

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