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1  I listened for some noise, but heard nothing.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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2  I feel sure it will work you more misery if you listen to it.
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3  Colonel Dent and Mr. Eshton argue on politics; their wives listen.
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4  I was in my room; the door was ajar: I could both listen and watch.
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5  Lynn; and Mary Ingram listened languidly to the gallant speeches of the other.
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6  He checked the water on its way to his lips, and seemed to listen: he drank, and put the glass down.
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7  I approached him, and said the gentlemen were coming; he nodded: then I looked carefully round and listened.
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8  I told her stories as long as she would listen to them; and then for a change I took her out into the gallery.
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9  I tell you this plainly; and listen: for though I shall no more repeat what I am now about to say, I shall steadily act on it.
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10  Amidst all this, I had to listen as well as watch: to listen for the movements of the wild beast or the fiend in yonder side den.
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11  He listened very gravely; his face, as I went on, expressed more concern than astonishment; he did not immediately speak when I had concluded.
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12  The wind fell, for a second, round Thornfield; but far away over wood and water, poured a wild, melancholy wail: it was sad to listen to, and I ran off again.
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13  I listened too; and as I happened to be seated quite at the top of the room, I caught most of what he said: its import relieved me from immediate apprehension.
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14  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.
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15  They now proceeded to address divers remarks and reproofs to Miss Smith, who was charged with the care of the linen and the inspection of the dormitories: but I had no time to listen to what they said; other matters called off and enchanted my attention.
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16  I listened long: suddenly I discovered that my ear was wholly intent on analysing the mingled sounds, and trying to discriminate amidst the confusion of accents those of Mr. Rochester; and when it caught them, which it soon did, it found a further task in framing the tones, rendered by distance inarticulate, into words.
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17  Miss Temple had always something of serenity in her air, of state in her mien, of refined propriety in her language, which precluded deviation into the ardent, the excited, the eager: something which chastened the pleasure of those who looked on her and listened to her, by a controlling sense of awe; and such was my feeling now: but as to Helen Burns, I was struck with wonder.
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