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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of call.

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Examples

  • A young man occasionally calls upon me who is deaf and dumb, and who has been educated at the Asylum in the Grange Road; they have taught him to make shoes, to write, and to speak a few words; and the last time he call'd here, he announced his intended marriage in the following words,

    Letter 220

  • The Rev Mr Fellows of Fakenham call'd often during her illness and on Saturday last spoke to me as to the tomb or monument which he wishes to have erected on the grave, and says that with our permission he will get it done as a token of respect, by subscription amongst the neighbouring Gentry, that the expence may not fall on me.

    Letter 153

  • Messrs Storer and Grieg call'd to state that they had many months past mention'd at Mr

    Letter 182

  • Brothers & Sisters a sixth part of the then value, before it shall ever be call'd mine.

    Letter 157

  • You know I suppose that there is a place in worthing call'd the warm Baths, (look at Mr Evans's Book) [1] where proper persons attend who understand the business, and would dip you all, if you wanted it.

    Letter 170

  • Charlotte is less than she was last week, and the little girl is to be call'd Jane I believe, but they talk of defering the Christening untill you come home.

    Letter 170

  • The good Old Auditor of the Excise call'd on me, but I was out.

    Letter 77

  • You know, perhaps, that Mr Cooper call'd on me when in town, — Hercules in a Hovel!

    Letter 217

  • His death was occasiond by an unconquerable mixt fever, malignant to a high degree, He is oblidged to be buried sooner than usual, Poor Peter call'd with the news, but could not talk.

    Letter 266

  • A gentleman call'd at Mr Sharps while I was there, took one copy, gave half a guinea for it. — — — —

    Letter 37

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