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1  I tasted what they offered me: feebly at first, eagerly soon.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  But you eat nothing: you have scarcely tasted since you began tea.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  Clara was honest and quiet; but heavy, mindless, and unimpressible: not one whit to my taste.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  He put wine to my lips; I tasted it and revived; then I ate something he offered me, and was soon myself.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  The spoons were moved slowly: I saw each girl taste her food and try to swallow it; but in most cases the effort was soon relinquished.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  I smiled as I unfolded it, and devised how I would tease you about your aristocratic tastes, and your efforts to masque your plebeian bride in the attributes of a peeress.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  I believed he was naturally a man of better tendencies, higher principles, and purer tastes than such as circumstances had developed, education instilled, or destiny encouraged.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  For when I say that I am of his kind, I do not mean that I have his force to influence, and his spell to attract; I mean only that I have certain tastes and feelings in common with him.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
9  I ought to have replied that it was not easy to give an impromptu answer to a question about appearances; that tastes mostly differ; and that beauty is of little consequence, or something of that sort.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
10  Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy: its after-flavour, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  She had no great talents, no marked traits of character, no peculiar development of feeling or taste which raised her one inch above the ordinary level of childhood; but neither had she any deficiency or vice which sunk her below it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  The subject seemed strangely chosen for an infant singer; but I suppose the point of the exhibition lay in hearing the notes of love and jealousy warbled with the lisp of childhood; and in very bad taste that point was: at least I thought so.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  As for me, I daily wished more to please him; but to do so, I felt daily more and more that I must disown half my nature, stifle half my faculties, wrest my tastes from their original bent, force myself to the adoption of pursuits for which I had no natural vocation.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
14  Ravenous, and now very faint, I devoured a spoonful or two of my portion without thinking of its taste; but the first edge of hunger blunted, I perceived I had got in hand a nauseous mess; burnt porridge is almost as bad as rotten potatoes; famine itself soon sickens over it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  He was kept, to be sure, rather cross and crusty; but on the whole I could see he was excellently entertained, and that a lamb-like submission and turtle-dove sensibility, while fostering his despotism more, would have pleased his judgment, satisfied his common-sense, and even suited his taste less.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
16  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.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
17  I slept two nights in the open air, and wandered about two days without crossing a threshold: but twice in that space of time did I taste food; and it was when brought by hunger, exhaustion, and despair almost to the last gasp, that you, Mr. Rivers, forbade me to perish of want at your door, and took me under the shelter of your roof.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
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