Demurred sentence example
To this also Napoleon demurred.
He politely demurred; but he could marshal no argument against hers.
Bonaparte by his victories over the Austrians in Italy and Styria had raised the French republic to heights of power never dreamed of, and now desired to impose on the emperor terms of peace, to which the Directors demurred.
He promised she could work from home and even offered a substantial raise to which she crocodile-tearfully demurred.
He talked about tangential energy and radial energy and most of us who were scientists really rather demurred from that.Advertisement
Quinn demurred, saying he knew his settings by memory and remained downstairs with Martha.
The legate demurred; but on the pope's return sentence was formally given in his favour.
The General Assembly of Glasgow in 1638 abjured Laud's book and took its stand again by the Book of Common Order, an act repeated by the assembly of 1639, which also demurred against innovations proposed by the English separatists, who objected altogether to liturgical forms, and in particular to the Lord's Prayer, the Gloria Pcrtri and the minister kneeling for private devotion in the pulpit.
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.Advertisement
When the first Home Rule bill was introduced he demurred privately to its financial clauses, and their withdrawal was largely due to his threat of resignation.
The Chilean authorities demurred at this attitude, and attempted to argue the matter.
Villeroy demurred; and the parlement, having illegally assumed a political role, broke with Cond and effected a reconciliation with the court.
When, then, Paul proposed, after the Jerusalem council of Acts xv., to revisit with Barnabas the scenes of their joint labours, he naturally demurred to taking Mark with them again, feeling that he could not be relied on should fresh openings demand a new policy.
To this proposal Lord Wolseley demurred, but asked that ships of war should be sent to Suakin, and that marines in red coats should be frequently landed and exercised.Advertisement
It was immediately notified to him from India that a British mission would be deputed to his capital, but he demurred to receiving it; and when the British envoy was turned back on the Afghan frontier hostilities were proclaimed by the viceroy in November 1878, and the second Afghan War began.
Her Majesty strongly demurred to a second general election within seven months; but Gladstone persisted, and she yielded.