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summon
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  • Your name, your quality? and why you answer This present summons?
  • …that show’d My duty kneeling, came there a reeking post, Stew’d in his haste, half breathless, panting forth From Goneril his mistress salutations; Deliver’d letters, spite of intermission, Which presently they read: on whose contents, They summon’d up their meiny, straight took horse; Commanded me to follow and attend The leisure of their answer; gave me cold looks: And meeting here the other messenger, Whose welcome I perceiv’d had poison’d mine,— Being the very fellow which of late…

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  • I was summoned to the principal’s office.
  • I summoned all my courage and walked into the room.

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