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The Aeneid
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  • Haste! gird my sword, tho’ spent and overcome: ’T is the last summons to receive our doom.
  • The herald summons all, and then proclaims Cloanthus conqu’ror of the naval games.
  • Friends daily flock; and scarce the kindly spring Began to clothe the ground, and birds to sing, When old Anchises summon’d all to sea: The crew my father and the Fates obey.
  • Mnestheus the second victor was declar’d; And, summon’d there, the second prize he shard.
  • Go happy hence, and seek your new abodes, Blest in a son, and favor’d by the gods: For I with useless words prolong your stay, When southern gales have summon’d you away.’
  • Thy summon’d sister, and thy friend, had come; One sword had serv’d us both, one common tomb: Was I to raise the pile, the pow’rs invoke, Not to be present at the fatal stroke?
  • Thus dress’d, she summon’d, with her dying breath, The heav’ns and planets conscious of her death, And ev’ry pow’r, if any rules above, Who minds, or who revenges, injur’d love.
  • The clowns, a boist’rous, rude, ungovern’d crew, With furious haste to the loud summons flew.
  • A marble temple stood within the grove, Sacred to death, and to her murther’d love; That honor’d chapel she had hung around With snowy fleeces, and with garlands crown’d: Oft, when she visited this lonely dome, Strange voices issued from her husband’s tomb; She thought she heard him summon her away, Invite her to his grave, and chide her stay.
  • BOOK X The gates of heav’n unfold: Jove summons all The gods to council in the common hall.
  • Thus, full of anxious thought, he summons all The Latian senate to the council hall.
  • He summon’d Eurus and the western blast, And first an angry glance on both he cast; Then thus rebuk’d: "Audacious winds! from whence This bold attempt, this rebel insolence?
  • " ’Think it not loss of time a while to stay, Tho’ thy companions chide thy long delay; Tho’ summon’d to the seas, tho’ pleasing gales Invite thy course, and stretch thy swelling sails: But beg the sacred priestess to relate With willing words, and not to write thy fate.

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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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