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used in Dracula

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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
  • The attendant knew the symptoms, and at once summoned aid.
    Chapter 9 (84% in)
  • TELEGRAM, ARTHUR HOLMWOOD TO SEWARD 1 September "Am summoned to see my father, who is worse.
    Chapter 9 (49% in)
  • Happily Van Helsing has not summoned me, so I need not forego my sleep.
    Chapter 11 (74% in)
  • "Come," I said, "my dear old fellow, summon all your fortitude.
    Chapter 12 (89% in)
  • He held my hand in his, and said to me with, oh, such infinite sweetness, "My life is a barren and lonely one, and so full of work that I have not had much time for friendships, but since I have been summoned to here by my friend John Seward I have known so many good people and seen such nobility that I feel more than ever, and it has grown with my advancing years, the loneliness of my life.
    Chapter 14 (42% in)
  • Besides, he can summon his wolf and I know not what.
    Chapter 15 (71% in)
  • One lesson, too, we have learned, if it be allowable to argue a particulari, that the brute beasts which are to the Count's command are yet themselves not amenable to his spiritual power, for look, these rats that would come to his call, just as from his castle top he summon the wolves to your going and to that poor mother's cry, though they come to him, they run pell-mell from the so little dogs of my friend Arthur.
    Chapter 19 (46% in)
  • They entered in obedience to our summons.
    Chapter 21 (72% in)
  • Even then he can only summon fog and storm and snow and his wolves.
    Chapter 26 (46% in)

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