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1  I rested my temples on the breast of temptation, and put my neck voluntarily under her yoke of flowers.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  She wore an amber-coloured flower, too, in her hair: it contrasted well with the jetty mass of her curls.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  When full of flowers they would doubtless look pretty; but now, at the latter end of January, all was wintry blight and brown decay.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  There were no flowers, no garden-beds; only a broad gravel-walk girdling a grass-plat, and this set in the heavy frame of the forest.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  I was just beginning to stifle with the fumes of conservatory flowers and sprinkled essences, when I bethought myself to open the window and step out on to the balcony.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  Externals have a great effect on the young: I thought that a fairer era of life was beginning for me, one that was to have its flowers and pleasures, as well as its thorns and toils.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  We found the apartment vacant; a large fire burning silently on the marble hearth, and wax candles shining in bright solitude, amid the exquisite flowers with which the tables were adorned.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  Georgiana sat on a high stool, dressing her hair at the glass, and interweaving her curls with artificial flowers and faded feathers, of which she had found a store in a drawer in the attic.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  I led him out of the wet and wild wood into some cheerful fields: I described to him how brilliantly green they were; how the flowers and hedges looked refreshed; how sparklingly blue was the sky.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  No nook in the grounds more sheltered and more Eden-like; it was full of trees, it bloomed with flowers: a very high wall shut it out from the court, on one side; on the other, a beech avenue screened it from the lawn.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  She boasted of beautiful paintings of landscapes and flowers by them executed; of songs they could sing and pieces they could play, of purses they could net, of French books they could translate; till my spirit was moved to emulation as I listened.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  Some of them threw themselves in half-reclining positions on the sofas and ottomans: some bent over the tables and examined the flowers and books: the rest gathered in a group round the fire: all talked in a low but clear tone which seemed habitual to them.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  This done, I lingered yet a little longer: the flowers smelt so sweet as the dew fell; it was such a pleasant evening, so serene, so warm; the still glowing west promised so fairly another fine day on the morrow; the moon rose with such majesty in the grave east.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  As we advanced and left the track, we trod a soft turf, mossy fine and emerald green, minutely enamelled with a tiny white flower, and spangled with a star-like yellow blossom: the hills, meantime, shut us quite in; for the glen, towards its head, wound to their very core.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  He strayed down a walk edged with box, with apple trees, pear trees, and cherry trees on one side, and a border on the other full of all sorts of old-fashioned flowers, stocks, sweet-williams, primroses, pansies, mingled with southernwood, sweet-briar, and various fragrant herbs.
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16  Thursday came: all work had been completed the previous evening; carpets were laid down, bed-hangings festooned, radiant white counterpanes spread, toilet tables arranged, furniture rubbed, flowers piled in vases: both chambers and saloons looked as fresh and bright as hands could make them.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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