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summon
used in Lonesome Dove

2 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
  • He, himself, didn't have it in day-to-day life, but he could summon it when it seemed essential.
    Chapters 93-94 (43% in)
  • When it came time to summon the force, he hadn't.
    Chapters 97-98 (87% in)

There are no more uses of "summon" in Lonesome Dove.

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