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  • Snyte summoned his chief engineer and they launched together into detailed explanations, apologies and damnations of contractors.
  • When the agents were gone, Wynand pressed a button on his desk, summoning Alvah Scarret.
  • # The construction of the Enright House was about to begin, when Roark was summoned to the office of Joel Sutton.
  • He could not summon any apprehension over the activities of somebody named Gus Webb.
  • # When Ellsworth Toohey entered Wynand’s office, as summoned, he made a few steps, then stopped.
  • He had not been summoned.
  • It was the first meeting in the board’s history that had not been summoned by Wynand.
  • But there had been a moment when both forgot the terms of immediate reality, when Wynand forgot his purpose in summoning this man, when Roark forgot that this man was Dominique’s husband, when no door, desk or stretch of carpet existed, only the total awareness, for each, of the man before him, only two thoughts meeting in the middle of the room—"This is Gail Wynand"—"This is Howard Roark."
  • Wynand had summoned Toohey to his office, the day after the explosion, and had said: "Listen, you.

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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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