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summon
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

10 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
  • Every minute I expected to be summoned to his presence; but the day passed, and I heard nothing from him.
    7 — The Lover (29% in)
  • It appeared that Benjamin's master had sent for him, and he did not immediately obey the summons.
    4 — The Slave Who Dared To Feel Like A Man (35% in)
  • They were summoned by their master.
    9 — Sketches Of Neighboring Slaveholders (10% in)
  • At last the white citizens found that their own property was not safe from the lawless rabble they had summoned to protect them.
    12 — Fear Of Insurrection (81% in)
  • They obeyed the summons, and partook of the bread and wine, in commemoration of the meek and lowly Jesus, who said, "God is your Father, and all ye are brethren."
    12 — Fear Of Insurrection (99% in)
  • We were safely in the house before the horn summoned them to their labor.
    16 — Scenes At The Plantation (28% in)
  • I disguised myself, summoned up courage to meet the worst, and went to the appointed place.
    18 — Months Of Peril (30% in)
  • I could scarcely summon courage to rise.
    20 — New Perils (86% in)
  • Of course it was impossible, under the circumstances, to summon any physician.
    23 — Still In Prison (41% in)
  • I had been in my cell six years when my grandmother was summoned to the bedside of this, her last remaining daughter.
    28 — Aunt Nancy (35% in)

There are no more uses of "summon" in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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