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These told very much upon my companion until, after consistently demurring, he at last consented to ride on the sledge.
In telling our story to him, his attitude of mind, in demurring or assenting, will cause a sudden change or recoil on our part.
To this her cousin demurred, and from demurring proceeded to the enunciation of a positive order.
MISS MACKENZIEANTHONY TROLLOPE
After some demurring, for I wan't no hand to stay where I couldn't pay, I accepted his most kind invitation.
There was a good deal of demurring, but I got my leave for nine months,—and I knew that I had earned it.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYANTHONY TROLLOPE
He lounged along, turning every now and then to look at her, smiling and demurring, his hat on the back of his head.
Smilash demanded half-a-crown for the job, but on her demurring, immediately apologized and came down to a shilling.
AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALISTGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
For an hour Stenovics had made a show of demurring; then he bowed to the national will.
SOPHY OF KRAVONIAANTHONY HOPE
Thus, in the scene before us, we find Moses still demurring.
NOTES ON THE BOOK OF EXODUSC. H. (CHARLES HENRY) MACKINTOSH
I felt like demurring, but Mr. Wallingford readily consented.
THE ALLEN HOUSET. S. ARTHUR

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