The president issued a special plea from the White House to demand action to address the banks before the weekend was out.
Even now their appeal to public sentiment is mainly a special plea for defensive purposes, and has little or no educational value.
This want of jurisdiction can only be ascertained by a judgment on the demurrer to the special plea.
The author would like to make a special plea for the playing together of adults and children.
I think, sir, that you have shrewdly introduced a special plea.
Each French cathedral and each minster makes its own special plea.
You know I made a special plea to all the members to come out to-night, yet only a handful were there.
He was making a special plea and he pillaged history and legend to get material for the purposes of his argument.
If the defendant means to plead any objections by way of demurrer or special plea, these are at once heard and disposed of.
He first pleaded not guilty, and then asked to withdraw this plea, and to file a special plea, which was granted.