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draw forth

To display something to others. A noun or pronoun can be used between "draw" and "forth." I drew forth the paperwork that proved that the company owed me money.
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draw something forth

to pull something forward or where it can be seen. Carl drew a booklet forth and began to show it to the people sitting on either side of him. She drew forth her pocketknife and threatened the bandit.
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References in classic literature ?
But when he saw the Recorder take the hand of the condemned, and raise him, whilst drawing forth the parchment from his pocket, -- when he heard the pardon of the Stadtholder publicly read out, -- then Boxtel was no more like a human being; the rage and malice of the tiger, of the hyena, and of the serpent glistened in his eyes, and vented itself in his yell and his movements.
See here," continued he, drawing forth a small bottle and holding it before their eyes, "in this bottle I hold the small-pox, safely corked up; I have but to draw the cork, and let loose the pestilence, to sweep man, woman, and child from the face of the earth.
Until now, the Syrian high command held back from a military operation in this region for fear of drawing forth an Israeli or Jordanian counter-attack.
Here is the twist: when we ignore that education is really about drawing forth from our collective experience, we waste incredible resources already present in our teams.
March 14 considered the present cabinet to be trying to cover its failure by drawing forth a Christian-Islamic dispute that has been unavailable, for the purpose of tampering with the affection of the subjugated citizen.
The 66-year-old Aso, while emphasizing priority on drawing forth the potentials of local economies, also called for support by saying, ''Never before has Japan been in such a crisis and in need of a strong leader.
If the individual is to be recognized against the backdrop of mass culture--a drawing forth of one 'character' out of a general milieu of stereotypes and identities--then reality television offers a collectivity for both spectators and participants that connects them to the very specific environments and politics of the enclosed world of the television show.
And learn how to inspire your students by drawing forth their potential.
Anna is also very successful in drawing forth the role of the provinces and explaining the power differentials within the Mexican republic.
White succeeds in drawing forth a central paradox: the interpenetration of mythomania and indifference.
But portraiture must have involved an even more mysterious achievement, the drawing forth, as it were, of the inner self or soul, which, in medieval representations of dying, is shown issuing forth from the mortal's mouth, to be caught, like a fish, by waiting demons or angels.
He became a literal exile during World War II, but there is a sense in which exile was his standard condition, once he had left Vienna, and though his remarbkable reflexes and hooked glances never abandoned him altogether, he never again had, in my view, the strange air of Vienna to give authenticity to the possibility of drawing forth, of painting as a black art and a form of magic.