- Jem," Reverend Sykes demurred, "this ain’t a polite thing for little ladies to hearů"
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- When the sheriff apprehended him for grave-robbery and gold-hoarding, Mr. Fink demurred on the theory that if his own grandfather wasn’t his, whose was he?
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
- "I know how full Jacqueline keeps your schedule," I demur.
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