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1  The nurse now entered, and Bessie followed.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  I will be your neighbour, your nurse, your housekeeper.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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3  Bessie sat on the hearth, nursing her last-born, and Robert and his sister played quietly in a corner.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  While pondering this new idea, I heard the front door open; Mr. Bates came out, and with him was a nurse.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  He would send for the baby; though I entreated him rather to put it out to nurse and pay for its maintenance.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  Reed pitied it; and he used to nurse it and notice it as if it had been his own: more, indeed, than he ever noticed his own at that age.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  An odour of camphor and burnt vinegar warned me when I came near the fever room: and I passed its door quickly, fearful lest the nurse who sat up all night should hear me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  I found the sick-room unwatched, as I had expected: no nurse was there; the patient lay still, and seemingly lethargic; her livid face sunk in the pillows: the fire was dying in the grate.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  I saw the outline of a form under the clothes, but the face was hid by the hangings: the nurse I had spoken to in the garden sat in an easy-chair asleep; an unsnuffed candle burnt dimly on the table.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  I felt it would be injudicious to confine her too much at first; so, when I had talked to her a great deal, and got her to learn a little, and when the morning had advanced to noon, I allowed her to return to her nurse.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  I bethought myself to go upstairs and see how the dying woman sped, who lay there almost unheeded: the very servants paid her but a remittent attention: the hired nurse, being little looked after, would slip out of the room whenever she could.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  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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13  I was glad of it: I never liked long walks, especially on chilly afternoons: dreadful to me was the coming home in the raw twilight, with nipped fingers and toes, and a heart saddened by the chidings of Bessie, the nurse, and humbled by the consciousness of my physical inferiority to Eliza, John, and Georgiana Reed.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  I should not shrink from you with disgust as I did from her: in your quiet moments you should have no watcher and no nurse but me; and I could hang over you with untiring tenderness, though you gave me no smile in return; and never weary of gazing into your eyes, though they had no longer a ray of recognition for me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  , John and his wife, Leah the housemaid, and Sophie the French nurse, were decent people; but in no respect remarkable; with Sophie I used to talk French, and sometimes I asked her questions about her native country; but she was not of a descriptive or narrative turn, and generally gave such vapid and confused answers as were calculated rather to check than encourage inquiry.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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