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TO SUMMON, practice. The act by which a defendant is notified by a competent officer, that an action has been instituted against him, and that he is required to answer to it at a time and place named. This is done either by giving the defendant a copy of the summons, or leaving it at his house; or by reading the summons to him.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This elaborate and highly self-conscious literary framework allows not just for the tellers of the tales to respond to one another, but also for the tales themselves to develop, to modify, to subvert, and to satirise the narratives which precede them, and we see this in the prologue to The Summoner's Tale, which takes up the very theme of hell and damnation with which The Friar's Tale concluded.
The Summoner and the Detractors also echo Joseph's complaints as he circles the altar in "The Trial of Mary and Joseph": What heylyght pi leggys now to be lame?
Less linguistic, but equally as anachronistic is the association of the Summoner with syphilis (116).
If "discourse" names a continuity between cultural regimes, institutional expectations, linguistic expressions, physical actions, and the subjects arising within them,(4) then I would like further to suggest that oaths of The Friar's Tale are a sign of the subject's "discernment" of these cultural options.(5) For example, since the summoner's intent is set so purely upon accumulating wealth, and he and the demon-bailiff have pledged their mutual allegiance, the summoner is unfazed when the demon reveals his identity, but he is equally shocked when the demon takes him to hell.
The massive Summoner's Cup was introduced this year, a symbol of utter victory, for a year at least, and the goal for every serious League of Legends player worth his salt.
HILLS' BIG-RACE VICTORIES 1,0 GUINEAS: Harayir (right) (1995), Lahan (2000), Ghanaati (2009) 2,0 GUINEAS: Haafhd (2004) OAKS: Eswarah (2005) ST LEGER: Mutafaweq (1999) ASCOT GOLD CUP: Ashal (1990) CHAMPION STAKES: Nayef (2001), Haafhd (2004) CORONATION STAKES: Ghanaati (2009)INTERNATIONAL STAKES: Nayef (2002) JULY CUP: Elnadim (1998) PRINCE OF WALES'S STAKES: Mtoto (1987), Nayef (2003) QUEEN ELIZABETH II STAKES: Maroof (1994), Summoner (2001)
The diminutive son of Ahonoora spent his entire stud career at Woodlands Stud in Newmarket and clawed his way up from an initial fee of pounds 3,0 to a high of pounds 10,0, first implemented in 2002 the year after Summoner became his first Group 1 winner in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.
Previous helpings have seen random characters such as Angel Summoner, Biscuit Telekinesis Man and Sir Digby Chicken Caesar, and this run should be just as much fun as they explore another selection of comedy scenarios.
The first run of the sketch show was peopled with strange and wonderful characters like Sir Digby Chicken Caesar, Biscuit Telekinesis Man, Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit.
The first run of the sketch show was peopled with strange characters like Sir Digby Chicken Caesar, Biscuit Telekinesis Man, Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit.
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