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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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summon
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His blood began to murmur in his veins, murmuring like a sinful city summoned from its sleep to hear its doom.
  • God could call him now, call him as he sat at his desk, before he had time to be conscious of the summons.
  • He could not summon them to his memory.
  • The images he had summoned gave him no pleasure.
  • He walked away slowly towards the deeper shadows at the end of the colonnade, beating the stone softly with his stick to hide his revery from the students whom he had left: and allowed his mind to summon back to itself the age of Dowland and Byrd and Nash.
  • Ever since the message of summons had come for him from the director his mind had struggled to find the meaning of the message; and, during the long restless time he had sat in the college parlour waiting for the director to come in, his eyes had wandered from one sober picture to another around the walls and his mind wandered from one guess to another until the meaning of the summons had almost become clear.
  • Ever since the message of summons had come for him from the director his mind had struggled to find the meaning of the message; and, during the long restless time he had sat in the college parlour waiting for the director to come in, his eyes had wandered from one sober picture to another around the walls and his mind wandered from one guess to another until the meaning of the summons had almost become clear.

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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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