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1  I examined first, the parlour, and then its occupant.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  I found my pupil sufficiently docile, though disinclined to apply: she had not been used to regular occupation of any kind.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  But I was determined not to seem at a loss for occupation or amusement: I had brought my drawing materials with me, and they served me for both.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  When tired of this occupation, I would retire from the stairhead to the solitary and silent nursery: there, though somewhat sad, I was not miserable.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  I could join with Diana and Mary in all their occupations; converse with them as much as they wished, and aid them when and where they would allow me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
6  I was so fully aware that only serious moods and occupations were acceptable, that in his presence every effort to sustain or follow any other became vain: I fell under a freezing spell.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
7  In the course of the day I was enrolled a member of the fourth class, and regular tasks and occupations were assigned me: hitherto, I had only been a spectator of the proceedings at Lowood; I was now to become an actor therein.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  I turned, and Miss Ingram darted forwards from her sofa: the others, too, looked up from their several occupations; for at the same time a crunching of wheels and a splashing tramp of horse-hoofs became audible on the wet gravel.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  The same lady pays for the education and clothing of an orphan from the workhouse, on condition that she shall aid the mistress in such menial offices connected with her own house and the school as her occupation of teaching will prevent her having time to discharge in person.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
10  I hardly know where I found the hardihood thus to open a conversation with a stranger; the step was contrary to my nature and habits: but I think her occupation touched a chord of sympathy somewhere; for I too liked reading, though of a frivolous and childish kind; I could not digest or comprehend the serious or substantial.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V