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  • She had taken my hand, and leading me and Miss Jellyby away, beckoned Richard and Ada to come too.
  • Lady Dedlock beckons her, with even an appearance of interest.
  • Then she slightly beckons to him and says, "Come here!"
  • But he turned and followed when I beckoned to him, and finding that he acknowledged that influence in me, I led the way straight home.
  • The trooper beckons as he calls him.
  • After looking at it for a little while as she plies her needle, he looks to young Woolwich, sitting on his stool in the corner, and beckons that fifer to him.
  • Mr. Smallweed, beckoning Mr. Chadband, takes a moment’s counsel with him in a whisper.
  • He stops there, looks round, and beckons Jo.
  • My pet had scarcely been there a bright week, as I recollect the time, when one evening after we had finished helping the gardener in watering his flowers, and just as the candles were lighted, Charley, appearing with a very important air behind Ada’s chair, beckoned me mysteriously out of the room.
  • Be so good as chair that there member in this direction, will you?" said Mr. Bucket, beckoning over the banisters.

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

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