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1  Neither of us had dropt a tear.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  I was so hurt by her coldness and scepticism, that the tears rose to my eyes.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  My tears had risen, just as in childhood: I ordered them back to their source.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  I said this almost involuntarily, and, with as little sanction of free will, my tears gushed out.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  As he turned aside his face a minute, I saw a tear slide from under the sealed eyelid, and trickle down the manly cheek.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
6  He examined my face, I thought, with austerity, as I came near: the traces of tears were doubtless very visible upon it.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  Now I wept: Helen Burns was not here; nothing sustained me; left to myself I abandoned myself, and my tears watered the boards.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  I had been struggling with tears for some time: I had taken great pains to repress them, because I knew he would not like to see me weep.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
9  I was prepared for the hot rain of tears; only I wanted them to be shed on my breast: now a senseless floor has received them, or your drenched handkerchief.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  The bitter check had wrung from me some tears; and now, as I sat poring over the crabbed characters and flourishing tropes of an Indian scribe, my eyes filled again.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  Burns obeyed: I looked at her narrowly as she emerged from the book-closet; she was just putting back her handkerchief into her pocket, and the trace of a tear glistened on her thin cheek.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
12  I wiped my tears and hushed my sobs, fearful lest any sign of violent grief might waken a preternatural voice to comfort me, or elicit from the gloom some haloed face, bending over me with strange pity.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
13  Diana and Mary relieved me by turning their eyes elsewhere than to my crimsoned visage; but the colder and sterner brother continued to gaze, till the trouble he had excited forced out tears as well as colour.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
14  Helen she held a little longer than me: she let her go more reluctantly; it was Helen her eye followed to the door; it was for her she a second time breathed a sad sigh; for her she wiped a tear from her cheek.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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15  I felt physically weak and broken down: but my worse ailment was an unutterable wretchedness of mind: a wretchedness which kept drawing from me silent tears; no sooner had I wiped one salt drop from my cheek than another followed.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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16  Many a time I have shared between two claimants the precious morsel of brown bread distributed at tea-time; and after relinquishing to a third half the contents of my mug of coffee, I have swallowed the remainder with an accompaniment of secret tears, forced from me by the exigency of hunger.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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17  The moment Miss Scatcherd withdrew after afternoon school, I ran to Helen, tore it off, and thrust it into the fire: the fury of which she was incapable had been burning in my soul all day, and tears, hot and large, had continually been scalding my cheek; for the spectacle of her sad resignation gave me an intolerable pain at the heart.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
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