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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Mrs. Tulliver rapped the window sharply, beckoned, and shook her head,—a process which she repeated more than once before she returned to her chair.
  • Stephen stood still and beckoned when they came within sight of Willy and the horse, and Maggie went on through the gate.
  • "Maggie," said Mrs. Tulliver, beckoning Maggie to her, and whispering in her ear, as soon as this point of Lucy’s staying was settled, "go and get your hair brushed, do, for shame.

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

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