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1  That woman was no other than Grace Poole.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  It pains me to be misjudged by so good a woman.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  People think you a good woman, but you are bad, hard-hearted.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  She had evidently been a handsome woman, and was well preserved still.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  I found her a fine woman, in the style of Blanche Ingram: tall, dark, and majestic.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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6  I forget she knows nothing of the character of that woman, or of the circumstances attending my infernal union with her.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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7  I see you would ask why I keep such a woman in my house: when we have been married a year and a day, I will tell you; but not now.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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8  Mrs. Fairfax turned out to be what she appeared, a placid-tempered, kind-natured woman, of competent education and average intelligence.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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9  A woman who could betray me for such a rival was not worth contending for; she deserved only scorn; less, however, than I, who had been her dupe.
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10  I looked: I saw a woman attired like a well-dressed servant, matronly, yet still young; very good-looking, with black hair and eyes, and lively complexion.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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11  That woman, who has so abused your long-suffering, so sullied your name, so outraged your honour, so blighted your youth, is not your wife, nor are you her husband.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
12  I knew gipsies and fortune-tellers did not express themselves as this seeming old woman had expressed herself; besides I had noted her feigned voice, her anxiety to conceal her features.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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13  Most people would have termed her a splendid woman of her age: and so she was, no doubt, physically speaking; but then there was an expression of almost insupportable haughtiness in her bearing and countenance.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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14  I bethought myself to go upstairs and see how the dying woman sped, who lay there almost unheeded: the very servants paid her but a remittent attention: the hired nurse, being little looked after, would slip out of the room whenever she could.
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15  I thought how I would carry down to you the square of unembroidered blond I had myself prepared as a covering for my low-born head, and ask if that was not good enough for a woman who could bring her husband neither fortune, beauty, nor connections.
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16  I lived with that woman upstairs four years, and before that time she had tried me indeed: her character ripened and developed with frightful rapidity; her vices sprang up fast and rank: they were so strong, only cruelty could check them, and I would not use cruelty.
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17  I remember her as a slim young woman, with black hair, dark eyes, very nice features, and good, clear complexion; but she had a capricious and hasty temper, and indifferent ideas of principle or justice: still, such as she was, I preferred her to any one else at Gateshead Hall.
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18  I meant to tell my tale plainly, and make my proposals openly: and it appeared to me so absolutely rational that I should be considered free to love and be loved, I never doubted some woman might be found willing and able to understand my case and accept me, in spite of the curse with which I was burdened.
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19  Mrs. Reed was rather a stout woman; but, on hearing this strange and audacious declaration, she ran nimbly up the stair, swept me like a whirlwind into the nursery, and crushing me down on the edge of my crib, dared me in an emphatic voice to rise from that place, or utter one syllable during the remainder of the day.
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20  One evening, in the beginning of June, I had stayed out very late with Mary Ann in the wood; we had, as usual, separated ourselves from the others, and had wandered far; so far that we lost our way, and had to ask it at a lonely cottage, where a man and woman lived, who looked after a herd of half-wild swine that fed on the mast in the wood.
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