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  • You also have to be able to summon this power at will.   (source)
    summon = call forth (from within)
  • I'm trying to summon the courage to do what I have to do.   (source)
  • When he threw the latch, the thumper would begin its summons.   (source)
    summons = call (to come)
  • I distinctly called to speak to you and summon you to our cause. You see, my organization is interested in receiving small donations from people just like you...   (source)
    summon = call forth (ask for help)
  • Boys have never been known to go straight up to houses to ring bells to summon forth friends.   (source)
    summon = call
  • It did not take long to discover why we had been summoned:   (source)
    summoned = told to come
  • "Excuse me," I said, summoning all my courage, "but why do you call them Little People?"   (source)
    summoning = calling forth (from within)
  • The old man dropped the line and put his foot on it and lifted the harpoon as high as he could and drove it down with all his strength, and more strength he had just summoned, into the fish's side...   (source)
    summoned = called forth (from within)
  • Since his boat was the fastest, Mark was summoned to aid in the search.   (source)
    summoned = called (to come out and)
  • [This is Riff's summoning of the gang, and they surround him.]   (source)
    summoning = calling to come
  • He was twenty years old and he couldn't even summon enough strength to turn over in bed.   (source)
    summon = call forth (from within)
  • Restless, restless, were the gods and always in motion! ... no part of the earth was safe from them, for, if they wished for a thing, they summoned it from the other side of the world.   (source)
    summoned = called forth (made it appear locally as though by magic)
  • Next day he was summoned to a special meeting of the University Council.   (source)
    summoned = told to come
  • It was evident that he had been summoned rather for the moral support of the stricken ladies than because of any specific aid that he could render.   (source)
    summoned = called (asked to come)
  • Every day over the following week, K. expected another summons to arrive,   (source)
    summons = call (to come)
  • The earliest riser, coming forth in the dim twilight, would perceive a vaguely-defined figure aloft on the place of shame; and half-crazed betwixt alarm and curiosity, would go knocking from door to door, summoning all the people to behold the ghost—as he needs must think it—of some defunct transgressor.   (source)
    summoning = calling to come
  • I summoned strength to ask what had caused this calamity.   (source)
    summoned = called forth (gathered from within)
  • I knew I should be drunk with gratitude that I, an ignorant girl who'd crawled out of a scrap heap, should be allowed to study there, but I couldn't summon the fervor.†   (source)
  • She summoned them from someplace she only now recognized and hurled them at Ilsa Hermann.†   (source)
  • But the darkness pressed against her and she couldn't summon her voice.†   (source)
  • I have summoned Dr. Kumar from New Delhi.†   (source)
  • Then I can't think of anything else, so we sit in silence until a Peacemaker summons him.†   (source)
  • I didn't want to be fetching him any more than he wanted his ragamuffin daughter summoning him home like a wayward schoolboy.†   (source)
  • The guards summoned a doctor.†   (source)
  • He even found me a wife, Mosag, and you see how our family has grown, all through Hagrid's goodness …… Harry summoned what remained of his courage.†   (source)
  • The aircraft was equipped with wheels rather than floats and thus couldn't land, but McCunn was certain he'd been seen and had no doubt the pilot would summon a floatplane to return for him.†   (source)
  • Fritz was a very awkward child who had been summoned for chastisement again and again.†   (source)
  • The day after Christmas Papa summoned Stacey, Christopher-John, Little Man, and me into the barn.†   (source)
  • Then Laura was summoned.†   (source)
  • The same man who'd summoned the strength to lift him out of the snow by the back of his shirt.†   (source)
  • And then it became harder to summon him, to smell his smell, to feel him lifting me up.†   (source)
  • A repairman was summoned and the leaky pipe was quickly replaced.†   (source)
  • After the consul left, the princeps summoned the commander of the Trisolaran Fleet.†   (source)
  • A summoner?†   (source)
  • I summon you.†   (source)
  • We received one letter from the school district informing us that I had collected so many unexcused absences that my parents might be summoned before the school or even prosecuted by the city.†   (source)
  • Victor summons him over.†   (source)
  • He peered down the corridor that led deeper into the Maze, as if expecting the creatures to arrive then, summoned by the sound of their name.†   (source)
  • I made my decision and summoned my courage.†   (source)
  • I imagined it beckoned the Muslim faithful to the mosque, much like bells summoned us Christians to church.†   (source)
  • He closed his eyes and allowed himself to summon the song that brought them together, the one Judy Garland sang in that movie.†   (source)
  • Wincing in pain, he summoned all of his faculties and strength.†   (source)
  • She took a beat to compose herself, then summoned me over to confide that she was leaving in a week to work at a "real law office."†   (source)
  • You did not summon people like him.†   (source)
  • I can't even summon the will to think about it.†   (source)
  • I would have to fill them with every good experience I could summon up for a man whose powerless arms and legs meant he could no longer make them happen by himself.†   (source)
  • Can you imagine anything worse than not being able to go when Mr. Curtain summons you?†   (source)
  • Then that night, right before dinner, my grandfather summoned me into the front room.†   (source)
  • At five o'clock, the judge summoned all parties into the courtroom.†   (source)
  • One day my father summoned the courage to ask Schindler to hire my brother David, then fourteen, to work in his factory, and Schindler agreed.†   (source)
  • I summoned a note of sympathy into my voice.†   (source)
  • And will you be summoning the dead to you this haunted night or lighting a bonfire with your companions?†   (source)
  • When we finally summoned the courage to pick him up, we found out why he was crying.†   (source)
  • It keeps things for you, or hides things from you—and summons them to your recall with a will of its own.†   (source)
  • Around this time, Marie-Laure's father is summoned upstairs to the director's office.†   (source)
  • One afternoon, on a visit to his family, he had summoned up the courage to tell his father that he didn't want to become a priest.†   (source)
  • It was good to be home, in spite of my worry about the summons from the theater.†   (source)
  • With dinner about to be served, this was hardly the moment to be summoning P.C. Vockins from the village.†   (source)
  • On the following Sunday, Nwoye passed and repassed the little red-earth and thatch building without summoning enough courage to enter.†   (source)
  • Having reached the end of the alley, Quigly flashed Alyss a look, summoned a lighthearted tone, and declared duck to be perfectly awful.†   (source)
  • Here's what happened: I summoned up the courage to return to the Hab.†   (source)
  • Mare Barrow, you have been summoned to Summerton.†   (source)
  • I was upset and tired and just wanted to play Warspire The Summoning before going to bed with the TV on.†   (source)
  • Kit summoned the boldness to speak to her.†   (source)
  • Though substitute teachers at school always pause, looking apologetic when they arrive at his name on the roster, forcing Gogol to call out, before even being summoned, "That's me," teachers in the school system know not to give it a second thought.†   (source)
  • At a summons from her mother, Tita helped her to dry herself and put on her warm clothes as quickly as possible, so she wouldn't catch cold.†   (source)
  • "I am not accustomed to being summoned like a serving wench," she said icily.†   (source)
  • That feeling she used to have when she was sitting next to Park on the bus—that feeling that she was on base, that she was safe for the moment—she could summon it now.†   (source)
  • Marcus reached deep inside himself, trying to summon some courage of his own.†   (source)
  • The most powerful men and women on Earth had summoned him.†   (source)
  • They obeyed the summons of the conch, partly because Ralph blew it, and he was big enough to be a link with the adult world of authority; and partly because they enjoyed the entertainment of the assemblies.†   (source)
  • You are summoned to the New York Provincial Congress for suspicion of aiding the enemy, Elihu.†   (source)
  • She could summon up those memories by trying really hard.†   (source)
  • Piles of legal documents began arriving almost daily at Deborah's door: summonses and petitions and updates and motions.†   (source)
  • This had about a hundred tiny flat press buttons and a screen about four inches square on which any one of a million "pages" could be summoned at a moment's notice.†   (source)
  • There was a great, seductive loneliness in the hum, a summons almost, like the call of the sea, and for the first time I understood the impulse that had driven my dad to cash out his bank account, pick up his shirts from the cleaners, gas up the car, and leave town without a word.†   (source)
  • If you're absent twice the man in the office sends you a yellow summons to appear and explain yourself and if you're absent three times he sends The Posse, which is five or six big boys from your section who search the streets to make sure you're not out enjoying yourself when you should be on your knees at the Confraternity praying for the Chinese and other lost souls.†   (source)
  • Tamar and Dart were summoned to the library three days later.†   (source)
  • CEDRIC's wand is summoned to ALBUS's hand.†   (source)
  • Artemis had summoned the Butlers to his study, and spoke to them now from behind a mini-lectern.†   (source)
  • He grabs one of its ladders, summons all of his strength, and pulls himself up.†   (source)
  • She smiled a little in the darkness, his seed still trickling with slow warmth from between her slightly parted thighs, and her smile was both rueful and pleased, because the phrase her man summoned up a hundred feelings.†   (source)
  • You responded to a summons on the same day.†   (source)
  • Before I could wipe it off, my guide's harsh command summoned me to move.†   (source)
  • She hung up the phone and summoned my brother Richie to the kitchen, gave him carfare and explicit instructions: Tell Helen all is forgiven.†   (source)
  • At the base of the grand staircase, the captain summoned the other stewards.†   (source)
  • Quite good to make it official, mark of authority, like a summons.†   (source)
  • He coded the comlog to summon crew clones to fetch the luggage, but lifted Father Hoyt himself.†   (source)
  • His first paychecks would be so thoroughly consumed by the $1,426 monthly note on the new house his parents had bought for themselves that he'd finally summoned the nerve to tell them to sell the house.†   (source)
  • But when we were finally summoned out of the surf, something new happened.†   (source)
  • A local doctor was summoned.†   (source)
  • In Calumet a thousand ornate streetlamps stood in a swamp, where they did nothing but ignite the fog and summon auras of mosquitoes.†   (source)
  • An information specialist, someone who can shed light on the search he has undertaken, who can show our hero the truth, is summoned.†   (source)
  • They had no right to do that, to summon her home and then cast her out.†   (source)
  • Amy was in the bathroom and Adam wandered in that direction, summoned by her voice.†   (source)
  • There by the bed lay my prison bag, packed and ready as it had been since the summons from the chief of police.†   (source)
  • Basil's effusive prose summoned our audience: The BCMA will be launching from their Cape Coalwood this Saturday.†   (source)
  • The only drawback is that the owners of the baseball may misinterpret your intentions and summon the police.†   (source)
  • Ambulances summoned.†   (source)
  • Jane thought about summoning her newest Irish maid, Bridie, who'd replaced Sally—Bridie was especially good at washing hair.†   (source)
  • She was just about to summon up all her courage and go after him when she heard footsteps — rapid, firm footsteps, quick and impatient.†   (source)
  • Eventually, his English manager, Mr. Hollick, summoned him to his bungalow for a "serious chat."†   (source)
  • He's missing the Final Summoning.†   (source)
  • A warlock summoned the Angel Raziel, who mixed some of his own blood with the blood of men in a cup, and gave it to those men to drink.†   (source)
  • It was two in the afternoon when the familiar German whistle and the customary German yell were heard summoning everyone to the yard.†   (source)
  • The only money I have is a tenner I borrowed from Cathy, and I need to make that last until I've summoned up the courage to ask my mother for a loan.†   (source)
  • When she speaks, she appears to be summoning all her strength to keep from lashing out.†   (source)
  • It was my father, standing on my doorstep like some awful specter summoned by my hatefulness.†   (source)
  • Lorenzo Daza received an urgent summons to the rectory, where he discovered the leak through which his iron regime was trickling.†   (source)
  • Glass glanced over at Carter, summoning her anger and hatred for him to the surface, letting it boil her blood.†   (source)
  • It took some nerve to go and see her without being summoned; to go with the sort of demands Roy was making seemed suicidal.†   (source)
  • The coming part was not the problem; it was waiting in place until we summoned him that he could not get.†   (source)
  • I shall summon you to a meeting on the Renaissance.†   (source)
  • I summoned my little chorus of voices.†   (source)
  • He summoned the nerve to speak to her.†   (source)
  • The very next afternoon Mameha summoned me to her apartment.†   (source)
  • Your summons was pretty abrupt, son.†   (source)
  • Dear Little Book, This morning without warning, I was summoned to the principal's office, and my heart dropped when I saw Minerva there, too.†   (source)
  • I couldn't summon up the energy to answer him.†   (source)
  • Minutes later Ti Jean, Zanmi Lasante's chief handyman, appears out of the dark, summoning him back across Highway 3.†   (source)
  • It took him a second to get his bearings and realise that it was the church bells summoning parishioners to morning service.†   (source)
  • Then, summoning all his courage: "I need a hint."†   (source)
  • Khromoi's assistant (Khromoi, the mess orderly, had an assistant whom he fed) went off to summon Barracks 6 to breakfast This was the building occupied by the infirm, who did not leave the zone.†   (source)
  • Summoning up my powers of persuasion, I banished all thoughts of angels—guardian, fallen, or otherwise—from my head.†   (source)
  • Then Nancy said, "Listen," and hesitated, as if summoning nerve to make an outrageous remark.†   (source)
  • He knocked on the door, summoning the correctional officer who would take Peter back to his cell, when suddenly the boy spoke.†   (source)
  • In the late hours of the night, after Baba Hajji had returned from work, after he had eaten his dinner, after the family had gathered in response to my summons, I entered the hall, making sure I was properly covered and respectful.†   (source)
  • "You will excuse us," he said, "but I am summoned."†   (source)
  • After setting up camp, the chief summoned the guide and three of his strongest young hunters.†   (source)
  • When my father received the summons, he sent back the following reply: "Andizi, ndisaqula" (I will not come, I am still girding for battle).†   (source)
  • TWO DAYS AFTER I BURY my parents, I am summoned to the offices of Edmund Hyde, Esquire, to hear the details of their estate.†   (source)
  • I summon Bree when dreams no longer satisfy, when gentle clouds of monotony smother thunder, when Kristina cries.†   (source)
  • As if my thoughts summon him, Cain appears.†   (source)
  • But Luma summoned Christian over and told him he could rejoin the team so long as he understood that he was on probation.†   (source)
  • There was no need to summon a general gathering.†   (source)
  • The following morning I was summoned to the dining hall.†   (source)
  • He was so relieved not to be in jail that he didn't mind walking the four hours it took to summon the nerve to put his thumb out again.†   (source)
  • Somehow, I knew not just that we needed to turn, but that the next element to be summoned would be water.†   (source)
  • Even that last day, when he'd given up trying to rouse me from bed, I'd sat up those five minutes later as if something had summoned me.†   (source)
  • Shade Buckheath never entered the place after Deanie was carried in from the hastily summoned carriage Thursday night.†   (source)
  • When I came to the next afternoon, after the carpet cleaners had finished their work, I was summoned into the kitchen, which had been closed off with plastic sheeting and heavily sprayed with institutional-strength air freshener.†   (source)
  • At the appointed hour, Miss Hastings ushered Jason into the conference room and summoned me to our monthly encounter with destiny.†   (source)
  • They needed a lot of hands, so in the first week of August I was summoned to a volunteer meeting.†   (source)
  • When he was ten, she brought him the gift of summoning that he might converse with the lesser gods of streams and lakes.†   (source)
  • Petrov summoned up some spine.†   (source)
  • He, himself, didn't have it in day-to-day life, but he could summon it when it seemed essential.†   (source)
  • You look at Toots and see a speakeasy vet, dense of body, with slicked-back hair and a set of chinky eyes that summon up a warning in a hurry.†   (source)
  • And when a girl showed any hint of resistance, all the girls would be summoned to watch as the recalcitrant one was tied up and savagely beaten.†   (source)
  • I stop, summoning up my courage.†   (source)
  • A special military courier was being summoned to accompany the sealed boxes down on a morning flight out of Charleston, West Virginia.†   (source)
  • Days before the Green Team selection process was scheduled to start, Adam was summoned to a meeting with the commanding officer of the training cadre.†   (source)
  • We were summoned to the school ground.†   (source)
  • He tried to summon the clarity to concentrate.†   (source)
  • It was hard to summon the energy to engage with students all day, let alone get through his nearly hour-long commute.†   (source)
  • The alien who had just walked out of his room was also the man he felt passionately enough about to strike with all the fervor he could summon up.†   (source)
  • He summoned every ounce of augmented strength that remained into tightening the wire, until it sliced through her palm and hit bone.†   (source)
  • A doctor was summoned.†   (source)
  • And how can you warn against big magic when you just summoned Lucinda?†   (source)
  • They should give him a dedicated phone line in the workshop, because every time the phone rings, the same thing happens: Turner answers, Turner summons Josh, Josh leaves.†   (source)
  • Oh goodie, we're summoning the devil.†   (source)
  • The Ring of the Enemy would leave its mark, too, leave him open to the summons.†   (source)
  • Others were summoned as a means of penance, or to avenge a wrongdoing.†   (source)
  • I run too, following the boys across the field to the schoolyard, where a loudspeaker is summoning us.†   (source)
  • At first I thought he was another doctor, or someone summoned by the family to try to reason with me.†   (source)
  • She looked everywhere for him, summoning all her senses, but her mother's elbow in her ribs brought her back to the pressing matter of the ceremony.†   (source)
  • Once, they took off and were flying in formation when the control tower summoned them down.†   (source)
  • My torment was great, but I summoned the same discipline that had gotten me through my footbinding, the epidemic, and the winter in the mountains to help me.†   (source)
  • And I don't take kindly to bein' summoned out here all the way from town.†   (source)
  • Naomi finally summoned up her courage and shouted as loud as she could.†   (source)
  • Come spring, a call came from Vera White's office summoning Barbara to a meeting at school.†   (source)
  • I knocked softly on his door and heard him summon me.†   (source)
  • Otis summoned all the strength he could and leaped out to free his nephew, only to be met by D'Ablo's elbow in his face.†   (source)
  • These were her vertigo: she heard a sweet (almost joyous) summons to renounce her fate and soul.†   (source)
  • As she's watching me, I feel forced to summon it up on my computer screen, just to show I'm willing.†   (source)
  • He summoned the probationer, a young, nervous Eritrean girl.†   (source)
  • If only he could summon the last reserves of his strength from any fruit on the trees, from any life in the land.†   (source)
  • The summons was folded in his coat pocket.†   (source)
  • Padre Esteban had been summoned to give Senor Alvarado's mother her last rites while the family's priest was out of town.†   (source)
  • She had not summoned us this way without knowing.†   (source)
  • Then one night when I had fallen asleep while making notes for a new series of lectures, the phone summoned me to an emergency meeting at headquarters, and I left the house with feelings of dread.†   (source)
  • And summoning all his strength, he threw himself into the air, headfirst.†   (source)
  • A stirring summons to renewed devotion to the cause of liberty, as strong and eloquent an appeal to the men in the ranks, "the guardians of America," as had yet been seen in print, appeared in the New England Chronicle, signed simply "A Freeman."†   (source)
  • Eve was already dressed when the call came through summoning her to Cop Central.†   (source)
  • But this time the summons, the death I was called to, was personal.†   (source)
  • "Not that it matters," said Brendan kindly but with summoned authority.†   (source)
  • But Elinor had heard voices in the garth, and she summoned me to learn Randoll's business.†   (source)
  • Robert now felt a hand on his shoulder and looked up to see his wife standing beside him, as though summoned by his thoughts.†   (source)
  • She summoned her husband from his workshop by pulling vigorously on a ship's bell he had rigged up for this purpose, unpinned her hair, and led him by the wrist to their bedroom.†   (source)
  • If an old acquaintance looked into this three-walled cubicle to see what was wrong, Joe might have to explain what he was doing here, might even have to summon the strength to be sociable.†   (source)
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