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1  But at that moment the summons sounded for dinner; all re-entered the house.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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2  The party were expected to arrive on Thursday afternoon, in time for dinner at six.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  It was not till after dinner that I saw him again: he then seemed quite at his ease.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  Never mind the ladies to-night; perhaps you will see them to-morrow: here is your dinner.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  Fortunately there was another entrance to the drawing-room than that through the saloon where they were all seated at dinner.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  Christmas and the New Year had been celebrated at Gateshead with the usual festive cheer; presents had been interchanged, dinners and evening parties given.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  It was too far to return to dinner, and an allowance of cold meat and bread, in the same penurious proportion observed in our ordinary meals, was served round between the services.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  She would thus descend to the kitchen once a day, eat her dinner, smoke a moderate pipe on the hearth, and go back, carrying her pot of porter with her, for her private solace, in her own gloomy, upper haunt.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  It was well I secured this forage, or both she, I, and Sophie, to whom I conveyed a share of our repast, would have run a chance of getting no dinner at all: every one downstairs was too much engaged to think of us.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  The odour which now filled the refectory was scarcely more appetising than that which had regaled our nostrils at breakfast: the dinner was served in two huge tin-plated vessels, whence rose a strong steam redolent of rancid fat.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  To much confabulation succeeded a sound of scrubbing and setting to rights; and when I passed the room, in going downstairs to dinner, I saw through the open door that all was again restored to complete order; only the bed was stripped of its hangings.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  I was carried into an inn, where the guard wanted me to have some dinner; but, as I had no appetite, he left me in an immense room with a fireplace at each end, a chandelier pendent from the ceiling, and a little red gallery high up against the wall filled with musical instruments.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  One day he had had company to dinner, and had sent for my portfolio; in order, doubtless, to exhibit its contents: the gentlemen went away early, to attend a public meeting at Millcote, as Mrs. Fairfax informed me; but the night being wet and inclement, Mr. Rochester did not accompany them.
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14  Besides, there were fewer to feed; the sick could eat little; our breakfast-basins were better filled; when there was no time to prepare a regular dinner, which often happened, she would give us a large piece of cold pie, or a thick slice of bread and cheese, and this we carried away with us to the wood, where we each chose the spot we liked best, and dined sumptuously.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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