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reflection
used in Wuthering Heights

16 uses
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  • 'She might have been living yet, if it had not been for him!' was his constant bitter reflection; and, in his eyes, Heathcliff seemed a murderer.
    Chapter 21 (70% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • 'Here we have the whole establishment of domestics, I suppose,' was the reflection suggested by this compound order.
    Chapter 1 (16% in)
  • The last reflection may seem conceited; it was not.
    Chapter 2 (49% in)
  • But a minute's reflection convinced me it was not my ghostly Catherine.
    Chapter 4 (18% in)
  • Afterwards, they dried and combed her beautiful hair, and gave her a pair of enormous slippers, and wheeled her to the fire; and I left her, as merry as she could be, dividing her food between the little dog and Skulker, whose nose she pinched as he ate; and kindling a spark of spirit in the vacant blue eyes of the Lintons — a dim reflection from her own enchanting face.
    Chapter 6 (93% in)
  • Fasting and reflection seemed to have brought him to a better spirit.
    Chapter 7 (34% in)
  • 'Nelly, do you never dream queer dreams?' she said, suddenly, after some minutes' reflection.
    Chapter 9 (36% in)
  • Further reflection suggested this must be Hareton, MY Hareton, not altered greatly since I left him, ten months since.
    Chapter 11 (10% in)
  • My God! does he know how I'm altered?' continued she, staring at her reflection in a mirror hanging against the opposite wall.
    Chapter 12 (9% in)
  • While untying the knot round the hook, it seemed to me that I repeatedly caught the beat of horses' feet galloping at some distance; but there were such a number of things to occupy my reflections that I hardly gave the circumstance a thought: though it was a strange sound, in that place, at two o'clock in the morning.
    Chapter 12 (72% in)
  • The period of reflection succeeding this silly action compelled me to admit the necessity of smothering my pride and choking my wrath, and bestirring myself to remove its effects.
    Chapter 13 (90% in)
  • One might doubt in seasons of cold reflection; but not then, in the presence of her corpse.
    Chapter 16 (25% in)
  • As I sat nursing these reflections, the casement behind me was banged on to the floor by a blow from the latter individual, and his black countenance looked blightingly through.
    Chapter 17 (40% in)
  • Earnshaw looked up, like me, to the countenance of our mutual foe; who, absorbed in his anguish, seemed insensible to anything around him: the longer he stood, the plainer his reflections revealed their blackness through his features.
    Chapter 17 (62% in)
  • 'He's not — he's not my cousin, Ellen!' she went on, gathering fresh grief from reflection, and flinging herself into my arms for refuge from the idea.
    Chapter 18 (73% in)
  • I had brought some of my nicest books for him: he asked me to read a little of one, and I was about to comply, when Earnshaw burst the door open: having gathered venom with reflection.
    Chapter 24 (55% in)

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