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beckon
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Jane Eyre
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  • 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.

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  • I should be studying, but television beckons me.
  • The police officer beckoned me to come over.

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