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1  We were now approaching Thornfield.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  I did not like re-entering Thornfield.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  The return to Thornfield was yet to be tried.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  A fortnight of dubious calm succeeded my return to Thornfield Hall.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  I had thought all the rooms at Thornfield beautifully clean and well arranged; but it appears I was mistaken.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  All these relics gave to the third storey of Thornfield Hall the aspect of a home of the past: a shrine of memory.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
7  When I did speak, it was only to express an impetuous wish that I had never been born, or never come to Thornfield.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
8  No: stillness returned: each murmur and movement ceased gradually, and in about an hour Thornfield Hall was again as hushed as a desert.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
9  The promise of a smooth career, which my first calm introduction to Thornfield Hall seemed to pledge, was not belied on a longer acquaintance with the place and its inmates.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  From my seat I could look down on Thornfield: the grey and battlemented hall was the principal object in the vale below me; its woods and dark rookery rose against the west.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  They are making hay, too, in Thornfield meadows: or rather, the labourers are just quitting their work, and returning home with their rakes on their shoulders, now, at the hour I arrive.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  She wanted to know if I was happy at Thornfield Hall, and what sort of a person the mistress was; and when I told her there was only a master, whether he was a nice gentleman, and if I liked him.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  A little hamlet, whose roofs were blent with trees, straggled up the side of one of these hills; the church of the district stood nearer Thornfield: its old tower-top looked over a knoll between the house and gates.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  To be sure it is pleasant at any time; for Thornfield is a fine old hall, rather neglected of late years perhaps, but still it is a respectable place; yet you know in winter-time one feels dreary quite alone in the best quarters.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  Though I had now extinguished my candle and was laid down in bed, I could not sleep for thinking of his look when he paused in the avenue, and told how his destiny had risen up before him, and dared him to be happy at Thornfield.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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16  I was a mile from Thornfield, in a lane noted for wild roses in summer, for nuts and blackberries in autumn, and even now possessing a few coral treasures in hips and haws, but whose best winter delight lay in its utter solitude and leafless repose.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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17  The hay was all got in; the fields round Thornfield were green and shorn; the roads white and baked; the trees were in their dark prime; hedge and wood, full-leaved and deeply tinted, contrasted well with the sunny hue of the cleared meadows between.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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18  After the Easter recess, Sir George Lynn, who was lately elected member for Millcote, will have to go up to town and take his seat; I daresay Mr. Rochester will accompany him: it surprises me that he has already made so protracted a stay at Thornfield.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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19  Mrs. Fairfax said she should not be surprised if he were to go straight from the Leas to London, and thence to the Continent, and not show his face again at Thornfield for a year to come; he had not unfrequently quitted it in a manner quite as abrupt and unexpected.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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20  Farther off were hills: not so lofty as those round Lowood, nor so craggy, nor so like barriers of separation from the living world; but yet quiet and lonely hills enough, and seeming to embrace Thornfield with a seclusion I had not expected to find existent so near the stirring locality of Millcote.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI