urgent summons

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  • He sent up an urgent summons that they would see him immediately. Cited from The Point of View, by Elinor Glyn
  • A very sudden and urgent summons of duty calls him to a great distance. Cited from Villette, by Charlotte Bronte
  • It was an urgent summons home; the old father was very low. Cited from The Street of Seven Stars by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Whilst I was still talking to my mother I received an urgent summons to the palace. Cited from The Ancient Allan, by H. Rider Haggard
  • It was night, and an urgent summons went to call troops to the Emperor's aid. Cited from Travels of Marco Polo Volume 1, by Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • It was the sort of ring one always associates with an urgent summons of some sort. Cited from Revelations of a Wife, The Story of a Honeymoon, by Adele Garrison
  • Monty explained across the table that he was included in this urgent summons. Cited from Tell England, by Ernest Raymond
  • That urgent summons rang in his brain like a cry for help. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He knew that it was an urgent summons to the front door, and that none but he could answer it; and yet he hesitated. Cited from Buried Alive: A Tale of These Days, by Arnold Bennett
  • Three years later, Maud receives an urgent summons from her brother-in-law to aid her sister in childbirth.
  • "What's the matter?" asked Jack, slowing down at the urgent summons. Cited from The Boy Inventors' Radio Telephone, by Richard Bonner
  • Occasionally I went out to obey some urgent summons, when either of them was absent; but that was a rare circumstance. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • One morning the painter sent an urgent summons to Cotoner and the latter arrived in great alarm at the terms of the message. Cited from Woman Triumphant, by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • In the spring, however, of 877 King Alfred again issued an urgent summons. Cited from The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty
  • Then it came again, that eager, urgent summons. Cited from The Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He descended to dinner upon the third urgent summons of a coloured butler, having spent two hours dressing -- and rehearsing. Cited from Magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington
  • Louis Castrani received, one day, an urgent summons to Boston. Cited from The Fatal Glove, by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  • An urgent summons was sent to Garibaldi, whose presence was now desired by all parties alike in order to prevent the outbreak of disorders. Cited from History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, by C. A. Fyffe
  • Sick at heart, he waited about the hospital reception room for such meager hopes as the surgeons could give him, until an urgent summons compelled him to go to the office. Cited from The Clarion, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Don't tell me what it is, but let me find out when I come home.' With that she obeyed an urgent summons to speak to the gardener. Cited from Beechcroft at Rockstone, by C. Yonge
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