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1  His tall figure sprang erect again with a start: he said nothing.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  He is a handsome man: tall, fair, with blue eyes, and a Grecian profile.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  I found her a fine woman, in the style of Blanche Ingram: tall, dark, and majestic.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  Four tall girls arose from different tables, and going round, gathered the books and removed them.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  A fierce cry seemed to give the lie to her favourable report: the clothed hyena rose up, and stood tall on its hind-feet.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  The collective appearance of the gentlemen, like that of the ladies, is very imposing: they are all costumed in black; most of them are tall, some young.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Some of them were very tall; many were dressed in white; and all had a sweeping amplitude of array that seemed to magnify their persons as a mist magnifies the moon.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  The first was a tall lady with dark hair, dark eyes, and a pale and large forehead; her figure was partly enveloped in a shawl, her countenance was grave, her bearing erect.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  The tall girls went out and returned presently, each bearing a tray, with portions of something, I knew not what, arranged thereon, and a pitcher of water and mug in the middle of each tray.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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10  The post-chaise stopped; the driver rang the door-bell, and a gentleman alighted attired in travelling garb; but it was not Mr. Rochester; it was a tall, fashionable-looking man, a stranger.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  In uttering these words I looked up: he seemed to me a tall gentleman; but then I was very little; his features were large, and they and all the lines of his frame were equally harsh and prim.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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12  The tall and phlegmatic Lord Ingram leans with folded arms on the chair-back of the little and lively Amy Eshton; she glances up at him, and chatters like a wren: she likes him better than she does Mr. Rochester.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  I put down my muff on the stile, and went up to the tall steed; I endeavoured to catch the bridle, but it was a spirited thing, and would not let me come near its head; I made effort on effort, though in vain: meantime, I was mortally afraid of its trampling fore-feet.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  As she said this, she approached her tall person and ample garments so near the window, that I was obliged to bend back almost to the breaking of my spine: in her eagerness she did not observe me at first, but when she did, she curled her lip and moved to another casement.
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15  I sometimes regretted that I was not handsomer; I sometimes wished to have rosy cheeks, a straight nose, and small cherry mouth; I desired to be tall, stately, and finely developed in figure; I felt it a misfortune that I was so little, so pale, and had features so irregular and so marked.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI