Thus pondering, and cradled by forty thoughts, it overtaketh me all at once--sleep, the unsummoned
, the lord of the virtues.
And he felt the stir in him, like a throe of yearning pain, of the desire to paint these visions that flashed unsummoned
on the mirror of his mind.
Who would dare enter the presence of Tario, unsummoned
The butler, who seemed to have appeared unsummoned
from somewhere among the shadows, served coffee and poured some old brandy into large and wonderfully thin glasses.
He did not quit the house again that afternoon, and no one intruded on his solitude; till, at eight o'clock, I deemed it proper, though unsummoned
, to carry a candle and his supper to him.
At first glance, this new socialist presence just seems to have sprung up, unsummoned
The reality that now comes into view is spontaneous and unsummoned
. We remain an observer but are now observing a scenario not of our own conscious making.
In the couples there is a war between the best and the second best and in both there arrives a peripheral one, from characters unsummoned
Many a mile over land and sea Unsummoned
my love returned to me; I remember not the words he said But only the trees moaning overhead.
And here is Andre, arriving unsummoned
. He steps astutely tableside, bearing saucers stacked in his armcrook and cup-handles hooked on his fingers.
In "Beirut, 1983," she identifies with a mother bending over her dead baby and declares, "I knew her milk still flowed, unsummoned
." She empathizes as readily with Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ledford, a soldier in the desert, as she does with a woman following her husband onto the funeral pyre in suttee.
The prime minister at the time, Haman, had managed to secure a decree legalizing the wholesale slaughter of the Jews; the biblical story tells the tale of how Queen Esther, herself a hidden Jew, courageously -- and successfully -- appeared unsummoned
before her husband, King Ahasuerus, to beg for mercy for her people.