clarion call


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clarion call

n (liter) → appello
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It may have been the apprehensiveness of love, the wish to meet his need for her sympathy, and the desire to see the Game face to face for wisdom's sake,--and it may have been the clarion call of adventure ringing through the narrow confines of uneventful existence; for a great daring thrilled through her, and she said, just as simply, "I will."
FOR those too young to remember what Birmingham looked like when Albert Bore last ran the city, one only has to read his clarion call for millions to be thrown at inner-city wards (Mail, May 18).
ISLAMAABAD, April 14, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Academic Staff Association (ASA), International Islamic University (IIU) has appreciated the Supreme Court verdict regarding the status and functioning of Higher Education Commission and termed the decision as a clarion call for those who are adamant to deprive the nation of higher educational standards.
TOP London chef Bryn Williams has issued a clarion call to producers to enter the Oscars of the Welsh food and drink sector.
The Christian principle of special consideration for the poor is a clarion call for the individual, not for the state.
To my mind this book serves three purposes: first, it will shatter any lingering notion that all is well in the formation houses of our priests; second, it will dissolve the myth that celibacy is the cause of sexual disorders in priests; third, it will constitute a clarion call for Catholics to demand a reform of the Church, one which sees Catholic teaching more faithfully and vigorously proclaimed.
The 1966 plea of Patrick Crowley can still serve as a clarion call today: "Let us help the Holy Father scuttle this question so we can get on to the work of being Christ in the world."
But Giggs is sending out a clarion call to his team-mates: "We CAN qualify for the World Cup at last."
The Top 50 Brands' boss described the #IAMBRANDNIGERIA initiative, as a private sector-driven initiative aimed at enhancing the value of the Nigeria brand and a clarion call to 190 million stakeholders of the brand for open endorsement and enhanced association.
Summary: Washington DC, [USA] July 28 (ANI): Hollywood star Leonardo Di Caprio took to social media to give a clarion call to help the immigrant children in the United States of America who are yet to be reunited with their families.
He said the day serves as a clarion call to further gear up efforts and pool the resources to fight this scourge with unflinching determination and steel-like resolve.
IN WHAT could be a clarion call for change in child protection laws of the country, the government, for the first time, has clearly enunciated a definition of a child in India.