Sentence Examples

  • The Chilean authorities demurred at this attitude, and attempted to argue the matter.
  • The government at home, though they demurred somewhat to the course that had been pursued, saw the wisdom of cultivating intercourse with this powerful African kingdom.
  • West Virginia demurred, but was overruled, and on the 4th of May 1908 a master was appointed to take testimony.
  • The legate demurred; but on the pope's return sentence was formally given in his favour.
  • Her Majesty strongly demurred to a second general election within seven months; but Gladstone persisted, and she yielded.

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