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summon
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
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Definition
to call forth
The exact meaning of summon can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "summon to court" — officially demand that someone appear in court (call them to court)
  • "summon the team to a meeting" — call upon the team members to attend a meeting
  • "summon help" — call others to come and help
  • "summon her courage" — call forth her courage from within
  • Mine host came forth at the summons, girding him with his tabard.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (83% in)
  • An elderly female, no more young, left the building of the courts of chancery, king's bench, exchequer and common pleas, having heard in the lord chancellor's court the case in lunacy of Potterton, in the admiralty division the summons, exparte motion, of the owners of the Lady Cairns versus the owners of the barque Mona, in the court of appeal reservation of judgment in the case of Harvey versus the Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation.
    Episode 10 — Wandering Rocks (48% in)
  • The baby policeman, Constable MacFadden, summoned by special courier from Booterstown, quickly restored order and with lightning promptitude proposed the seventeenth of the month as a solution equally honourable for both contending parties.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (30% in)
  • Somewhere imperceptibly he would hear and somehow reluctantly, suncompelled, obey the summons of recall.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (87% in)

There are no more uses of "summon" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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