1 I will speak to Miss Temple and the teachers.
2 The teachers looked at her with a sort of surprise.
3 The upper teachers now punctually resumed their posts: but still, all seemed to wait.
4 ; the promise pledged by Mr. Brocklehurst to apprise Miss Temple and the teachers of my vicious nature.
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5 A long grace was said and a hymn sung; then a servant brought in some tea for the teachers, and the meal began.
6 The teachers then shook hands with me and kissed me, and a murmur of pleasure ran through the ranks of my companions.
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7 Miss Miller was now the only teacher in the room: a group of great girls standing about her spoke with serious and sullen gestures.
8 I had to sit with the girls during their hour of study; then it was my turn to read prayers; to see them to bed: afterwards I supped with the other teachers.
9 I remained an inmate of its walls, after its regeneration, for eight years: six as pupil, and two as teacher; and in both capacities I bear my testimony to its value and importance.
10 In time I rose to be the first girl of the first class; then I was invested with the office of teacher; which I discharged with zeal for two years: but at the end of that time I altered.
11 I was not free to resume the interrupted chain of my reflections till bedtime: even then a teacher who occupied the same room with me kept me from the subject to which I longed to recur, by a prolonged effusion of small talk.
12 The teachers were fully occupied with packing up and making other necessary preparations for the departure of those girls who were fortunate enough to have friends and relations able and willing to remove them from the seat of contagion.
13 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.
14 I looked in vain for her I had first seen the night before; she was not visible: Miss Miller occupied the foot of the table where I sat, and a strange, foreign-looking, elderly lady, the French teacher, as I afterwards found, took the corresponding seat at the other board.
15 I had the means of an excellent education placed within my reach; a fondness for some of my studies, and a desire to excel in all, together with a great delight in pleasing my teachers, especially such as I loved, urged me on: I availed myself fully of the advantages offered me.