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  • She laid her little bundle of papers upon the table and went her way, with a promise to come again whenever she might be summoned.
  • He had trained it, probably by the use of the milk which we saw, to return to him when summoned.
  • From time to time I heard some vague account of his doings: of his summons to Odessa in the case of the Trepoff murder, of his clearing up of the singular tragedy of the Atkinson brothers at Trincomalee, and finally of the mission which he had accomplished so delicately and successfully for the reigning family of Holland.
  • The summons was a brief and urgent one.

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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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