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summon
used in The Fountainhead

11 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
  • Snyte summoned his chief engineer and they launched together into detailed explanations, apologies and damnations of contractors.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (82% in)
  • He watched the pain's unsummoned appearance with a cold, detached curiosity; he said to himself: Well, here it is again.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (22% in)
  • # The construction of the Enright House was about to begin, when Roark was summoned to the office of Joel Sutton.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (13% in)
  • When the agents were gone, Wynand pressed a button on his desk, summoning Alvah Scarret.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (13% in)
  • 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."
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (13% in)
  • # When Ellsworth Toohey entered Wynand's office, as summoned, he made a few steps, then stopped.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (93% in)
  • He could not summon any apprehension over the activities of somebody named Gus Webb.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (54% in)
  • He had not been summoned.
    4.12 — Part 4 Chapter 12 (33% in)
  • Wynand had summoned Toohey to his office, the day after the explosion, and had said: "Listen, you.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (81% in)
  • She would come in, unsummoned, in the middle of the night, with a cup of hot coffee, and he would snatch it gratefully, not pausing in his work.
    4.15 — Part 4 Chapter 15 (82% in)
  • It was the first meeting in the board's history that had not been summoned by Wynand.
    4.16 — Part 4 Chapter 16 (2% in)

There are no more uses of "summon" in The Fountainhead.

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