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 Call to the Unconverted.Called. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Call (To).
 
I call God to witness. I solemnly declare that what I state is true.   1
   To call. To invite: as, the trumpet calls.   2
       
“If honour calls, where’er she points the way,
The sons of honour follow and obey.”
       
Churchill: The Farewell, stanza 7.
   To call [a man] out. To challenge him; to appeal to a man’s honour to come forth and fight a duel.   3
   To call in question. To doubt the truth of a statement; to challenge the truth of a statement. “In dubium vocare.   4
   To call over the coals. (See COALS.)   5
   To call to account. To demand an explanation; to reprove.   6
 


 Call to the Unconverted.Called. 

 
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