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Слово "summon". Англо-русский словарь Мюллера

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  1. summon [ˈsʌmən]глагол
    1. вызывать (в суд)

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      1. At 1:00, as Tracy was getting into her raincoat, Clarence Desmond summoned her to his office.
        В 13.00, когда Трейси облачилась в плащ и сапоги, Кларенс Десмонд вызвал ее к себе в кабинет.
        Если наступит завтра. Сидни Шелдон, стр. 9
      2. Thither, too, thronged the plebeian classes, as freely as their betters, and in larger number. Just within the entrance, however, stood two serving-men, pointing some of the guests to the neighborhood of the kitchen, and ushering others into the statelier rooms—hospitable alike to all, but still with a scrutinising regard to the high or low degree of each. Velvet garments, sombre but rich, stiffly-plaited ruffs and bands, embroidered gloves, venerable beards, the mien and countenance of authority, made it easy to distinguish the gentleman of worship, at that period, from the tradesman, with his plodding air, or the laborer, in his leathern jerkin, stealing awe-stricken into the house which he had perhaps helped to build. One inauspicious circumstance there was, which awakened a hardly concealed displeasure in the breasts of a few of the more punctilious visitors. The founder of this stately mansion—a gentleman noted for the square and ponderous courtesy of his demeanor—ought surely to have stood in his own hall, and to have offered the first welcome to so many eminent personages as here presented themselves in honor of his solemn festival. He was as yet invisible; the most favored of the guests had not beheld him. This sluggishness on Colonel Pyncheon's part became still more unaccountable, when the second dignitary of the province made his appearance, and found no more ceremonious a reception. The lieutenant-governor, although his visit was one of the anticipated glories of the day, had alighted from his horse, and assisted his lady from her side-saddle, and crossed the colonel's threshold, without other greeting than that of the principal domestic. This person—a gray-headed man, of quiet and most respectful deportment—found it necessary to explain that his master still remained in his study, or private apartment; on entering which, an hour before, he had expressed a wish on no account to be disturbed. "Do not you see, fellow," said the high sheriff of the county, taking the servant aside, "that this is no less a man than the lieutenant-governor? Summon Colonel Pyncheon at once! I know that he received letters from England this morning; and, in the perusal and consideration of them, an hour may have passed away without his noticing it. But he will be ill-pleased, I judge, if you suffer him to neglect the courtesy due to one of our chief rulers, and who may be said to represent King William, in the absence of the governor himself. Call your master instantly!" "Nay, please your worship," answered the man, in much perplexity, but with a backwardness that strikingly indicated the hard and severe character of Colonel Pyncheon's domestic rule; "my master's orders were exceedingly strict; and, as your worship knows, he permits of no discretion in the obedience of those who owe him service. Let who list open yonder door; I dare not, though the governor's own voice should bid me do it!" "Pooh, pooh, master high sheriff!" cried the lieutenant-governor, who had overheard the foregoing discussion, and felt himself high enough in station to play a little with his dignity. "I will take the matter into my own hands. It is time that the good colonel came forth to greet his friends, else we shall be apt to suspect that he has taken a sip too much of his Canary wine, in his extreme deliberation which cask it were best to broach, in honor of the day! But since he is so much behindhand, I will give him a remembrancer myself!" Accordingly, with such a tramp of his ponderous riding-boots as might of itself have been audible in the remotest of the seven gables, he advanced to the door, which the servant pointed out, and made its new panels re-echo with a loud, free knock. Then, looking round, with a smile, to the spectators, he awaited a response. As none came, however, he knocked again, but with the same unsatisfactory result as at first. And now, being a trifle choleric in his temperament, the lieutenant-governor uplifted the heavy hilt of his sword, wherewith he so beat and banged upon the door, that, as some of the bystanders whispered, the racket might have disturbed the dead. Be that as it might, it seemed to produce no awakening effect on Colonel Pyncheon. When the sound subsided, the silence through the house was deep, dreary, and oppressive, notwithstanding that the tongues of many of the guests had already been loosened by a surreptitious cup or two of wine or spirits.
        Шло время, а он все не появлялся. Наконец присутствовавший среди гостей лейтенант-губернатор решил позвать хозяина к столу. Он подошел к двери приемной и постучал. Но ответа не последовало. Когда затих стук, в доме царило глубокое, страшное, тяготившее душу молчание.
        Дом о семи шпилях. Натаниэль Готорн, стр. 8
      3. Mr. Heck Tate was summoned.
        Был вызван мистер Гек Тейт.
        Убить пересмешника. Харпер Ли, стр. 266
    2. требовать исполнения (чего-л.);
      to summon the garrison to surrender требовать сдачи крепости

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      1. Now and then, when he fell into a low humour, when there was no laughable play to witness in any of the London theatres, and when the season of the year was unsuitable to those field sports in which he excelled all competitors, he would summon his confidant and Master of the Horse, Colonel Geraldine, and bid him prepare himself against an evening ramble.
        Порою на него находили приступы хандры, и если в это время на лондонских подмостках не было ни одного спектакля, на котором можно было как следует посмеяться, а сезон к тому же был не охотничий (в этом виде спорта принц не знал себе равных), он призывал к себе своего шталмейстера, полковника Джеральдина, и объявлял, что намерен совершить с ним прогулку по вечернему Лондону.
        Клуб самоубийц. Роберт Льюис Стивенсон, стр. 1
      2. Atticus summoned Calpurnia, who returned bearing the syrup pitcher.
        Аттикус позвал Кэлпурнию, и она принесла кувшин с патокой.
        Убить пересмешника. Харпер Ли, стр. 24
      3. Have the French attendants been summoned to await her coming?"
        Предупреждены ли французские служанки?
        Граф Монте Кристо 2 часть. Александр Дюма, стр. 62
    3. созывать (собрание и т.п.)

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      1. The old man dropped the line and put his foot on it and lifted the harpoon as high as he could and drove it down with all his strength, and more strength he had just summoned, into the fish's side just behind the great chest fin that rose high in the air to the altitude of the man's chest.
        Старик кинул лесу, наступил на нее ногой, поднял гарпун так высоко, как только мог, и изо всей силы, которая у него была и которую он сумел в эту минуту собрать, вонзил гарпун рыбе в бок, как раз позади ее громадного грудного плавника, высоко вздымавшегося над морем до уровня человеческой груди.
        Старик и море. Эрнест Хемингуэй, стр. 55
      2. On that day, Mrs. Inglethorp's bell wire was neatly cut, and on Monday evening Mademoiselle Cynthia was spending the night with friends, so that Mrs. Inglethorp would have been quite alone in the right wing, completely shut off from help of any kind, and would have died, in all probability, before medical aid could have been summoned.
        В понедельник кто-то сломал колокольчик в комнате миссис Инглторп, в понедельник мадемуазель Цинция не ночевала дома, и миссис Инглторп оставалась одна в правом крыле дома. Ее призывы о помощи никто бы не услышал.
        Таинственное происшествие в Стайлз. Агата Кристи, стр. 149
      3. I had thought it to be the blind man's trumpet, so to speak, summoning his crew to the assault, but I now found that it was a signal from the hillside towards the hamlet, and from its effect upon the buccaneers, a signal to warn them of approaching danger.
        Прежде я думал, что этим свистом слепой сзывает своих товарищей на штурм. Но теперь я заметил, что свист раздается со стороны холма, обращенного к деревушке, и догадался, что это сигнал, предупреждающий бандитов об опасности.
        Остров сокровищ. Роберт Льюис Стивенсон, стр. 27
    4. собирать, призывать (часто summon up );
      to summon up courage собраться с духом

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      1. Medical aid was called in at the same time as the police were summoned; and the evidence of the doctor who examined the body went to prove that Berwin had been dead at least ten hours; therefore, he must have been assassinated between the hours of eleven and twelve of the previous night.
        Врачей позвали вместе с полицией, и доктор, который осмотрел тело, объявил, что к тому времени, как он пришел, господин Бервин был мертв, по крайней мере, десять часов, то есть убит он бьш между одиннадцатью и двенадцатью часами вечера.
        Безмолвный дом. Фергюс Хьюм, стр. 26
      2. The superintendent of Lowood (for such was this lady) having taken her seat before a pair of globes placed on one of the tables, summoned the first class round her, and commenced giving a lesson on geography; the lower classes were called by the teachers: repetitions in history, grammar, &c., went on for an hour; writing and arithmetic succeeded, and music lessons were given by Miss Temple to some of the elder girls.
        Директриса Ловуда (ибо таково было звание этой дамы), сев перед двумя глобусами, стоявшими на столе, собрала первый класс и начала урок географии; остальные классы собрались вокруг других учительниц; последовали занятия по истории, грамматике и так далее; затем письмо и арифметика, а также музыка, которой мисс Темпль занималась с некоторыми старшими девочками.
        Джейн Эйр. Шарлотта Бронте, стр. 48
      3. Then, having accepted his gifts, she could not summon courage enough to tell him his reputation made it improper for him to call on three lone women who had no male protector.
        А приняв, уже не находила в себе достаточного мужества, чтобы сказать дарителю, что его репутация не позволяет ему наносить визиты трем одиноким женщинам, лишенным мужской опеки.
        УНЕСЕННЫЕ ВЕТРОМ Том 1. Маргарет Митчелл, стр. 251

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