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  • She had ventured once alone to Randalls, but it was not pleasant; and a Harriet Smith, therefore, one whom she could summon at any time to a walk, would be a valuable addition to her privileges.
  • John Knightley came; but Mr. Weston was unexpectedly summoned to town and must be absent on the very day.
  • The quarter of an hour brought her punctually to the white gate again; and Miss Smith receiving her summons, was with her without delay, and unattended by any alarming young man.
  • She smiled her acceptance; and nothing less than a summons from Richmond was to take him back before the following evening.
  • —But never in such a state of spirits, never in any thing like it; and it was with difficulty that she could summon enough of her usual self to be the attentive lady of the house, or even the attentive daughter.

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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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