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1  Morton, when I came to it two years ago, had no school: the children of the poor were excluded from every hope of progress.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
2  For me, the watches of that long night passed in ghastly wakefulness; strained by dread: such dread as children only can feel.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  I was a discord in Gateshead Hall: I was like nobody there; I had nothing in harmony with Mrs. Reed or her children, or her chosen vassalage.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  Then the scanty supply of food was distressing: with the keen appetites of growing children, we had scarcely sufficient to keep alive a delicate invalid.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  He would try to make my children friendly to the little beggar: the darlings could not bear it, and he was angry with them when they showed their dislike.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  Miss Miller assumed the fourth vacant chair, which was that nearest the door, and around which the smallest of the children were assembled: to this inferior class I was called, and placed at the bottom of it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  We stayed there nearly a week: I and Sophie used to walk every day in a great green place full of trees, called the Park; and there were many children there besides me, and a pond with beautiful birds in it, that I fed with crumbs.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  I abhor artifice, particularly in children; it is my duty to show you that tricks will not answer: you will now stay here an hour longer, and it is only on condition of perfect submission and stillness that I shall liberate you then.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  Pressed for further explanation, they declared she had told them of things they had said and done when they were mere children; described books and ornaments they had in their boudoirs at home: keepsakes that different relations had presented to them.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  Poverty looks grim to grown people; still more so to children: they have not much idea of industrious, working, respectable poverty; they think of the word only as connected with ragged clothes, scanty food, fireless grates, rude manners, and debasing vices: poverty for me was synonymous with degradation.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  Mrs. Reed surveyed me at times with a severe eye, but seldom addressed me: since my illness, she had drawn a more marked line of separation than ever between me and her own children; appointing me a small closet to sleep in by myself, condemning me to take my meals alone, and pass all my time in the nursery, while my cousins were constantly in the drawing-room.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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