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1  Mr. Brocklehurst buys all our food and all our clothes.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  Much exhausted, and suffering greatly now for want of food, I turned aside into a lane and sat down under the hedge.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  The spoons were moved slowly: I saw each girl taste her food and try to swallow it; but in most cases the effort was soon relinquished.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
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
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  Do not ask me, reader, to give a minute account of that day; as before, I sought work; as before, I was repulsed; as before, I starved; but once did food pass my lips.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
6  When it came to my turn, I drank, for I was thirsty, but did not touch the food, excitement and fatigue rendering me incapable of eating: I now saw, however, that it was a thin oaten cake shared into fragments.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
7  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  I slept two nights in the open air, and wandered about two days without crossing a threshold: but twice in that space of time did I taste food; and it was when brought by hunger, exhaustion, and despair almost to the last gasp, that you, Mr. Rivers, forbade me to perish of want at your door, and took me under the shelter of your roof.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX