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beckon
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Leaves of Grass
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  • Child: Father what is that in the sky beckoning to me with long finger?
  • I stand again in leaden rain your flapping folds saluting, I sing you over all, flying beckoning through the fight—O the hard-contested fight!
  • …strong waves, The woods, the stalwart trees, the slender, tapering trees, The liliput countless armies of the grass, The heat, the showers, the measureless pasturages, The scenery of the snows, the winds’ free orchestra, The stretching light-hung roof of clouds, the clear cerulean and the silvery fringes, The high-dilating stars, the placid beckoning stars, The moving flocks and herds, the plains and emerald meadows, The shows of all the varied lands and all the growths and products.

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

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