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1  Mr. Brocklehurst buys all our food and all our clothes.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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2  Consistency, my dear Mr. Brocklehurst; I advocate consistency in all things.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  Mr. Brocklehurst was here interrupted: three other visitors, ladies, now entered the room.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  I mention this in your hearing, Jane, that you may not attempt to impose on Mr. Brocklehurst.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  ; the promise pledged by Mr. Brocklehurst to apprise Miss Temple and the teachers of my vicious nature.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  Meantime, Mr. Brocklehurst, standing on the hearth with his hands behind his back, majestically surveyed the whole school.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  Yes, I was right: it was Mr. Brocklehurst, buttoned up in a surtout, and looking longer, narrower, and more rigid than ever.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  With these words Mr. Brocklehurst put into my hand a thin pamphlet sewn in a cover, and having rung for his carriage, he departed.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  The next day she laid the affair before Mr. Brocklehurst, who said that Mrs. Reed must be written to, as she was my natural guardian.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  I heard the name of Mr. Brocklehurst pronounced by some lips; at which Miss Miller shook her head disapprovingly; but she made no great effort to check the general wrath; doubtless she shared in it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  With this sublime conclusion, Mr. Brocklehurst adjusted the top button of his surtout, muttered something to his family, who rose, bowed to Miss Temple, and then all the great people sailed in state from the room.
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12  Hitherto, while gathering up the discourse of Mr. Brocklehurst and Miss Temple, I had not, at the same time, neglected precautions to secure my personal safety; which I thought would be effected, if I could only elude observation.
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13  I have not yet alluded to the visits of Mr. Brocklehurst; and indeed that gentleman was from home during the greater part of the first month after my arrival; perhaps prolonging his stay with his friend the archdeacon: his absence was a relief to me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  What had just passed; what Mrs. Reed had said concerning me to Mr. Brocklehurst; the whole tenor of their conversation, was recent, raw, and stinging in my mind; I had felt every word as acutely as I had heard it plainly, and a passion of resentment fomented now within me.
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15  Mr. Brocklehurst and his family never came near Lowood now: household matters were not scrutinised into; the cross housekeeper was gone, driven away by the fear of infection; her successor, who had been matron at the Lowton Dispensary, unused to the ways of her new abode, provided with comparative liberality.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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16  Leaning a little back on my bench, I could see the looks and grimaces with which they commented on this manoeuvre: it was a pity Mr. Brocklehurst could not see them too; he would perhaps have felt that, whatever he might do with the outside of the cup and platter, the inside was further beyond his interference than he imagined.
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17  Mr. Brocklehurst, who, from his wealth and family connections, could not be overlooked, still retained the post of treasurer; but he was aided in the discharge of his duties by gentlemen of rather more enlarged and sympathising minds: his office of inspector, too, was shared by those who knew how to combine reason with strictness, comfort with economy, compassion with uprightness.
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