He heard the different voices—adsum, adsum—the roll was being called!
"adsum," Frank answered, softly, and Katrine flashed a smile of appreciation back at him.
Once more it was France's good fortune to be able to answer, adsum.
There he passed the remainder of his days, and there he said "adsum" when his name was called for the last time in this world.
The one crucial call had come for him, and he could not answer "adsum."
Instead of answering “Here” or “adsum,” in the usual way, the boy whose name was called stood in his place and held up his hand.
adsum amicis, venio in senatum frequens ultroque affero res multum et diu cogitatas easque tueor animi, non corporis viribus.