The court sustained the demurrer, and the clergy looked upon their case as won.
Thus might a divine say: Will he arrest the judgments of God by a demurrer?
To this plea the plaintiff demurred, and the defendant joined in demurrer.
To this plea in abatement, a demurrer having been interposed on behalf of the plaintiff, it was sustained by the court.
When I had finished reading them he promptly, and without hearing the other party, overruled both protest and demurrer.
Nor can the court assume, as admitted facts, the averments of the plea from the confession of the demurrer.
He brought his action for trespass, which the law officers met by a demurrer.
This want of jurisdiction can only be ascertained by a judgment on the demurrer to the special plea.
That is to say, it is a case that ought to be beaten on demurrer.
This has not been done; and on this ground the plea was defective, and the demurrer was properly sustained.