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 Current Search - Distance in Jane Eyre
1  Try and keep Mr. Rochester at a distance: distrust yourself as well as him.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  Amidst the silence of those solitary roads and desert hills, I heard it approach from a great distance.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  I rambled round the hamlet, going sometimes to a little distance and returning again, for an hour or more.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  I stood on the rug and warmed my hands, which were rather cold with sitting at a distance from the drawing-room fire.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  I heard the gallop of a horse at a distance on the road; I was sure it was you; and you were departing for many years and for a distant country.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Even when within a very short distance of the manor-house, you could see nothing of it, so thick and dark grew the timber of the gloomy wood about it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
7  I lay still a while: the night-wind swept over the hill and over me, and died moaning in the distance; the rain fell fast, wetting me afresh to the skin.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  Whitcross is no town, nor even a hamlet; it is but a stone pillar set up where four roads meet: whitewashed, I suppose, to be more obvious at a distance and in darkness.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  The first represented clouds low and livid, rolling over a swollen sea: all the distance was in eclipse; so, too, was the foreground; or rather, the nearest billows, for there was no land.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  One reason of the distance yet observed between us was, that he was comparatively seldom at home: a large proportion of his time appeared devoted to visiting the sick and poor among the scattered population of his parish.
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11  The gale still rising, seemed to my ear to muffle a mournful under-sound; whether in the house or abroad I could not at first tell, but it recurred, doubtful yet doleful at every lull; at last I made out it must be some dog howling at a distance.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  My reflections were too undefined and fragmentary to merit record: I hardly yet knew where I was; Gateshead and my past life seemed floated away to an immeasurable distance; the present was vague and strange, and of the future I could form no conjecture.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  I listened long: suddenly I discovered that my ear was wholly intent on analysing the mingled sounds, and trying to discriminate amidst the confusion of accents those of Mr. Rochester; and when it caught them, which it soon did, it found a further task in framing the tones, rendered by distance inarticulate, into words.
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14  It was a fine, calm day, though very cold; I was tired of sitting still in the library through a whole long morning: Mrs. Fairfax had just written a letter which was waiting to be posted, so I put on my bonnet and cloak and volunteered to carry it to Hay; the distance, two miles, would be a pleasant winter afternoon walk.
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15  I was confirmed in this idea by the fact of her once or twice coming downstairs on very warm sunny afternoons, and being taken by Miss Temple into the garden; but, on these occasions, I was not allowed to go and speak to her; I only saw her from the schoolroom window, and then not distinctly; for she was much wrapped up, and sat at a distance under the verandah.
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16  He had not kept his promise of treating me like his sisters; he continually made little chilling differences between us, which did not at all tend to the development of cordiality: in short, now that I was acknowledged his kinswoman, and lived under the same roof with him, I felt the distance between us to be far greater than when he had known me only as the village schoolmistress.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV