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Bleak House
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  • Summon me anywhere, and I will come.
  • Timidly obedient to the summons, a little girl in a rough apron and a large bonnet, with her hands covered with soap and water and a scrubbing brush in one of them, appears, and curtsys.
  • Proceeding to converse on indifferent matters, they walk up and down the little street, keeping step and time, until summoned by Quebec and Malta to do justice to the pork and greens, over which Mrs. Bagnet, like a military chaplain, says a short grace.
  • With that he returns to finish his dinner with a good appetite, and after a light nap, is summoned into the drawing-room.
  • He was going to summon them when my guardian interposed and asked him to pause a moment, as he wished to say a word to him first.
  • In the ears of his old servant, looking as if she had stepped out of an old picture-frame to attend a summoned Dedlock to another world, the silence is fraught with echoes of her own words, "Who will tell him!"

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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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