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1  The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  I hastened to drive from my mind the hateful notion I had been conceiving respecting Grace Poole; it disgusted me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  I had meant to be so good, and to do so much at Lowood: to make so many friends, to earn respect and win affection.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  I had lit their candles to go upstairs, but Diana had first to give hospitable orders respecting the driver; this done, both followed me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  Retaining every minute form of respect, every propriety of my station, I could still meet him in argument without fear or uneasy restraint; this suited both him and me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  She had left Thornfield Hall in the night; every research after her course had been vain: the country had been scoured far and wide; no vestige of information could be gathered respecting her.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  My tale draws to its close: one word respecting my experience of married life, and one brief glance at the fortunes of those whose names have most frequently recurred in this narrative, and I have done.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
8  To be sure it is pleasant at any time; for Thornfield is a fine old hall, rather neglected of late years perhaps, but still it is a respectable place; yet you know in winter-time one feels dreary quite alone in the best quarters.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  This ominous tool she presented to Miss Scatcherd with a respectful curtesy; then she quietly, and without being told, unloosed her pinafore, and the teacher instantly and sharply inflicted on her neck a dozen strokes with the bunch of twigs.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  True, reader; and I knew and felt this: and though I am a defective being, with many faults and few redeeming points, yet I never tired of Helen Burns; nor ever ceased to cherish for her a sentiment of attachment, as strong, tender, and respectful as any that ever animated my heart.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  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.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  Poverty looks grim to grown people; still more so to children: they have not much idea of industrious, working, respectable poverty; they think of the word only as connected with ragged clothes, scanty food, fireless grates, rude manners, and debasing vices: poverty for me was synonymous with degradation.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
13  Mr. Rivers came up as, having seen the classes, now numbering sixty girls, file out before me, and locked the door, I stood with the key in my hand, exchanging a few words of special farewell with some half-dozen of my best scholars: as decent, respectable, modest, and well-informed young women as could be found in the ranks of the British peasantry.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
14  I have scarcely interchanged a syllable with one of them; and as to thinking well of them, I consider some respectable, and stately, and middle-aged, and others young, dashing, handsome, and lively: but certainly they are all at liberty to be the recipients of whose smiles they please, without my feeling disposed to consider the transaction of any moment to me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII