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Letter "C" » called upon
«Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.»
«I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity.»
«As for types like my own, obscurely motivated by the conviction that our existence was worthless if we didn't make a turning point of it, we were assigned to the humanities, to poetry, philosophy, painting / the nursery games of humankind, which had to be left behind when the age of science began. The humanities would be called upon to choose a wallpaper for the crypt, as the end drew near.»
Author: Saul Bellow
, Left Behind
, The Nursery
, The Turning Point
, turning point
«Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God.»
«But thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel.»
«How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy burn like fire? / Pour out thy wrath upon the heathen that have not known thee, and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy name.»
«In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.»
«And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.»
«And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings, and called upon the LORD; and he answered him from heaven by fire upon the altar of burnt offering.»
«It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.»