As he approached the stream, his heart began to thump he summoned
up, however, all his resolution, gave his horse half a score of kicks in the ribs, and attempted to dash briskly across the bridge; but instead of starting forward, the perverse old animal made a lateral movement, and ran broadside against the fence.
Weston was unexpectedly summoned
to town and must be absent on the very day.
Elinor, pleased to have her governed for a moment by such a motive, though believing it hardly possible that she could sit out the dinner, said no more; and adjusting her dress for her as well as she could, while Marianne still remained on the bed, was ready to assist her into the dining room as soon as they were summoned
It was the fifteenth of January, about nine o'clock in the morning: Bessie was gone down to breakfast; my cousins had not yet been summoned
to their mama; Eliza was putting on her bonnet and warm garden-coat to go and feed her poultry, an occupation of which she was fond: and not less so of selling the eggs to the housekeeper and hoarding up the money she thus obtained.
She took her post before the urn; and Miss Isabella came, summoned
by the bell; then, having handed their chairs forward, I left the room.
I am well prepared, but there are precautions to be taken, that could not be taken until he was actually summoned
before the Tribunal.
Eight-and-twenty days went by, my father, and on the nine-and- twentieth it befell that Chaka, having dreamed a dream in his troubled sleep, summoned
before him certain women of the kraal, to the number of a hundred or more.
I was not long in finding one, nor, being an industrious phrase-maker, did I waste my time, for, before I was summoned
to behold Nicolete in all her boyhood, I had found occasion and moonlight to remark to my pocket-book that, Though all the world has heard the song of the Nightingale to the Rose, only the Nightingale has heard the answer of the Rose.
It is very uncomfortable, I am afraid I shall be summoned
The American people have summoned
the change we celebrate today.
Since this country was founded, each generation of Americans has been summoned
to give testimony to its national loyalty.
Monte Cristo summoned
the Greek attendant, and bade her inquire whether it would be agreeable to her mistress to receive his visit.