she would begin, as if she were summoning
him to the bar of Judgment.
all his powers, he renewed the attempt, and so far succeeded as to draw his knees on the edge of the mountain.
The earliest riser, coming forth in the dim twilight, would perceive a vaguely-defined figure aloft on the place of shame; and half-crazed betwixt alarm and curiosity, would go knocking from door to door, summoning
all the people to behold the ghost -- as he needs must think it -- of some defunct transgressor.
up, therefore, a show of courage, he demanded in stammering accents, " Who are you?
Frighted Jonah trembles, and summoning
all his boldness to his face, only looks so much the more a coward.
It was an agonizing moment, but she sat in the chair, her hands clenched like death, and made a fearful effort, summoning
all her powers, and gasped out her purpose.
The ruffian kicked and trampled on him, and dashed his head repeatedly against the flags, holding me with one hand, meantime, to prevent me summoning
She had felt the necessity of consulting the highest medical authority; and had shrunk, at the same time, from alarming her daughters by summoning
a London physician to the house.
It was no laughing matter with Estella now, nor was she summoning
these remembrances from any shallow place.
The morning dawned heavily, and before it was well light the heralds were out summoning
all to the king's Ingomboco.
Rowena had no sooner beheld him than she uttered a faint shriek; but at once summoning
up the energy of her disposition, and compelling herself, as it were, to proceed, while her frame yet trembled with the violence of sudden emotion, she placed upon the drooping head of the victor the splendid chaplet which was the destined reward of the day, and pronounced, in a clear and distinct tone, these words: ``I bestow on thee this chaplet, Sir Knight, as the meed of valour assigned to this day's victor:'' Here she paused a moment, and then firmly added,
When she saw in whose presence she stood, she begged pardon politely, and was about to withdraw, when Miss Wilson, summoning
all her Judgment and tact, and hoping that they would--contrary to their custom in emergencies--respond to the summons, said: