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  • The superadded circumstance which would evolve the genius had not yet come; the universe had not yet beckoned.
  • Lydgate was fuming a little, pushed his hair back with one hand, felt curiously in his waistcoat-pocket with the other, and then stooped to beckon the tiny black spaniel, which had the insight to decline his hollow caresses.

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

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