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While Louis was reading these dispatches, he received a summons from Elizabeth, to attend her immediately.
She had sent away her attendants, bolted the door against her mother, and sat waiting her summons.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I am cast down by grief at this evil news, and the summons from Court has brought me in all haste from Milan.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Her gentle summons was answered by a tall powdered footman in blue and silver livery.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Vergniaud, notwithstanding the terrific agitations of the hour, immediately attended the summons of Madame Roland.
The summons of Bruce and his four Bishops had meanwhile been postponed to September 1; but even then they did not compear.
The day before yesterday I received an unexpected summons to attend at the theatre.
And now the loud summons of a gong called everybody to the more serious business of the evening.
If I am well enough to go out I must attend a board of trade for which I have found a summons.
As vassal of the Crown and prince of the blood, Conde was bound to obey the summons of his sovereign.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC

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