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1  I wonder when St. John will come home.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  John had not much affection for his mother and sisters, and an antipathy to me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  The two ladies, their brother, Mr. St. John, the old servant, were all gazing at me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  But when St. John had mused a few moments he recommenced as imperturbably and with as much acumen as ever.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  She closed the door, leaving me solus with Mr. St. John, who sat opposite, a book or newspaper in his hand.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  As to Mr. St John, the intimacy which had arisen so naturally and rapidly between me and his sisters did not extend to him.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  I have sent John down to the gates to see if there is anything on the road: one can see a long way from thence in the direction of Millcote.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  Mr. St. John came but once: he looked at me, and said my state of lethargy was the result of reaction from excessive and protracted fatigue.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  The ten minutes John had given seemed very long, but at last wheels were heard; four equestrians galloped up the drive, and after them came two open carriages.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  John Reed was a schoolboy of fourteen years old; four years older than I, for I was but ten: large and stout for his age, with a dingy and unwholesome skin; thick lineaments in a spacious visage, heavy limbs and large extremities.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  My head still ached and bled with the blow and fall I had received: no one had reproved John for wantonly striking me; and because I had turned against him to avert farther irrational violence, I was loaded with general opprobrium.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  I will write to Madeira the moment I get home, and tell my uncle John I am going to be married, and to whom: if I had but a prospect of one day bringing Mr. Rochester an accession of fortune, I could better endure to be kept by him now.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  Mr. St. John, when he saw me, merely bowed and passed through; the two ladies stopped: Mary, in a few words, kindly and calmly expressed the pleasure she felt in seeing me well enough to be able to come down; Diana took my hand: she shook her head at me.
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14  As John took his horse, and he followed me into the hall, he told me to make haste and put something dry on, and then return to him in the library; and he stopped me, as I made for the staircase, to extort a promise that I would not be long: nor was I long; in five minutes I rejoined him.
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15  Habitually obedient to John, I came up to his chair: he spent some three minutes in thrusting out his tongue at me as far as he could without damaging the roots: I knew he would soon strike, and while dreading the blow, I mused on the disgusting and ugly appearance of him who would presently deal it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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16  I was glad of it: I never liked long walks, especially on chilly afternoons: dreadful to me was the coming home in the raw twilight, with nipped fingers and toes, and a heart saddened by the chidings of Bessie, the nurse, and humbled by the consciousness of my physical inferiority to Eliza, John, and Georgiana Reed.
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17  , John and his wife, Leah the housemaid, and Sophie the French nurse, were decent people; but in no respect remarkable; with Sophie I used to talk French, and sometimes I asked her questions about her native country; but she was not of a descriptive or narrative turn, and generally gave such vapid and confused answers as were calculated rather to check than encourage inquiry.
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