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1  This done, he moved with slow step and abstracted air towards a door in the wall bordering the orchard.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  This was said with a careless, abstracted indifference, which showed that my solicitude was, at least in his opinion, wholly superfluous.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  But besides his frequent absences, there was another barrier to friendship with him: he seemed of a reserved, an abstracted, and even of a brooding nature.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  I waited a few moments, expecting he would go on with the subject first broached: but he seemed to have entered another train of reflection: his look denoted abstraction from me and my business.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  I almost expected a rebuff for this hardly well-timed question, but, on the contrary, waking out of his scowling abstraction, he turned his eyes towards me, and the shade seemed to clear off his brow.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  In the resolute readiness with which you cut your wealth into four shares, keeping but one to yourself, and relinquishing the three others to the claim of abstract justice, I recognised a soul that revelled in the flame and excitement of sacrifice.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  Jumping over forms, and creeping under tables, I made my way to one of the fire-places; there, kneeling by the high wire fender, I found Burns, absorbed, silent, abstracted from all round her by the companionship of a book, which she read by the dim glare of the embers.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI