used in Lonesome Dove
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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
- 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.