He passed on and ascended the stairs, still holding my hand, and still beckoning the gentlemen to follow him, which they did.
I looked; I stirred the fire, and I looked again: but she drew her bonnet and her bandage closer about her face, and again beckoned me to depart.
You are silly, because, suffer as you may, you will not beckon it to approach, nor will you stir one step to meet it where it waits you.
I beckoned it to come near me; it stood soon at my knee.
It stopped as I beckoned.
Religion called — Angels beckoned — God commanded — life rolled together like a scroll — death’s gates opening, showed eternity beyond: it seemed, that for safety and bliss there, all here might be sacrificed in a second.