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1  I think she is poor, for she had not so fine a house as mama.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  But at that moment the summons sounded for dinner; all re-entered the house.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  The cavalcade, following the sweep of the drive, quickly turned the angle of the house, and I lost sight of it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  I grew weary: it was cold, in spite of the cloak; and then I did not see the use of staying, as I was not to rouse the house.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  Silence composes the nerves; and as an unbroken hush now reigned again through the whole house, I began to feel the return of slumber.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  We now slowly ascended a drive, and came upon the long front of a house: candlelight gleamed from one curtained bow-window; all the rest were dark.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  When we left the dining-room, she proposed to show me over the rest of the house; and I followed her upstairs and downstairs, admiring as I went; for all was well arranged and handsome.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  She went into the house; I stayed behind a few minutes to plant in my garden a handful of roots I had dug up in the forest, and which I feared would wither if I left them till the morning.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  It was quite at the other end of the house; but I knew my way; and the light of the unclouded summer moon, entering here and there at passage windows, enabled me to find it without difficulty.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  The steps and banisters were of oak; the staircase window was high and latticed; both it and the long gallery into which the bedroom doors opened looked as if they belonged to a church rather than a house.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  The strangest thing of all was, that not a soul in the house, except me, noticed her habits, or seemed to marvel at them: no one discussed her position or employment; no one pitied her solitude or isolation.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  A little hamlet, whose roofs were blent with trees, straggled up the side of one of these hills; the church of the district stood nearer Thornfield: its old tower-top looked over a knoll between the house and gates.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  I watched it ascending the drive with indifference; carriages often came to Gateshead, but none ever brought visitors in whom I was interested; it stopped in front of the house, the door-bell rang loudly, the new-comer was admitted.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  She was not, I was told, in the hospital portion of the house with the fever patients; for her complaint was consumption, not typhus: and by consumption I, in my ignorance, understood something mild, which time and care would be sure to alleviate.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  In spring and summer one got on better: sunshine and long days make such a difference; and then, just at the commencement of this autumn, little Adela Varens came and her nurse: a child makes a house alive all at once; and now you are here I shall be quite gay.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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16  Mrs. Fairfax was summoned to give information respecting the resources of the house in shawls, dresses, draperies of any kind; and certain wardrobes of the third storey were ransacked, and their contents, in the shape of brocaded and hooped petticoats, satin sacques, black modes, lace lappets, &c.
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17  And you see, for such a large house, there are very few servants, because master has never lived here much; and when he does come, being a bachelor, he needs little waiting on: but I always think it best to err on the safe side; a door is soon fastened, and it is as well to have a drawn bolt between one and any mischief that may be about.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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