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 Current Search - plain in Jane Eyre
1  The case is very plain before me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  Is he a person of low stature, phlegmatic, and plain.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  Mrs. Fairfax received me with her usual plain friendliness.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  It plained of its gaping wounds, its inward bleeding, its riven chords.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  Something of daylight still lingered, and the moon was waxing bright: I could see him plainly.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  The parlour was rather a small room, very plainly furnished, yet comfortable, because clean and neat.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  Old Mr. Rivers, she said, was a plain man enough, but a gentleman, and of as ancient a family as could be found.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  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.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  I took a plain but clean and light summer dress from my drawer and put it on: it seemed no attire had ever so well become me, because none had I ever worn in so blissful a mood.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  I had long felt with pleasure that many of my rustic scholars liked me, and when we parted, that consciousness was confirmed: they manifested their affection plainly and strongly.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  I knew his thoughts well, and could read his heart plainly; at the moment I felt calmer and cooler than he: I had then temporarily the advantage of him, and I conceived an inclination to do him some good, if I could.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  I saw plainly how you would look; and heard your impetuous republican answers, and your haughty disavowal of any necessity on your part to augment your wealth, or elevate your standing, by marrying either a purse or a coronet.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
13  With this announcement he rose from his chair, and stood, leaning his arm on the marble mantelpiece: in that attitude his shape was seen plainly as well as his face; his unusual breadth of chest, disproportionate almost to his length of limb.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  While arranging my hair, I looked at my face in the glass, and felt it was no longer plain: there was hope in its aspect and life in its colour; and my eyes seemed as if they had beheld the fount of fruition, and borrowed beams from the lustrous ripple.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  There was something ascetic in her look, which was augmented by the extreme plainness of a straight-skirted, black, stuff dress, a starched linen collar, hair combed away from the temples, and the nun-like ornament of a string of ebony beads and a crucifix.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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16  What had just passed; what Mrs. Reed had said concerning me to Mr. Brocklehurst; the whole tenor of their conversation, was recent, raw, and stinging in my mind; I had felt every word as acutely as I had heard it plainly, and a passion of resentment fomented now within me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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17  On the hill-top above me sat the rising moon; pale yet as a cloud, but brightening momentarily, she looked over Hay, which, half lost in trees, sent up a blue smoke from its few chimneys: it was yet a mile distant, but in the absolute hush I could hear plainly its thin murmurs of life.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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18  After a brief stay there, I shall bear my treasure to regions nearer the sun: to French vineyards and Italian plains; and she shall see whatever is famous in old story and in modern record: she shall taste, too, of the life of cities; and she shall learn to value herself by just comparison with others.
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19  I meant to tell my tale plainly, and make my proposals openly: and it appeared to me so absolutely rational that I should be considered free to love and be loved, I never doubted some woman might be found willing and able to understand my case and accept me, in spite of the curse with which I was burdened.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII