"Nothing, indeed," thought I, as I struggled to repress a sob, and hastily wiped away some tears, the impotent evidences of my anguish.
Bessie and Abbot having retreated, Mrs. Reed, impatient of my now frantic anguish and wild sobs, abruptly thrust me back and locked me in, without farther parley.
I have known you, Mr. Rochester; and it strikes me with terror and anguish to feel I absolutely must be torn from you for ever.
I gazed on it with gloom and pain: nothing soft, nothing sweet, nothing pitying, or hopeful, or subduing did it inspire; only a grating anguish for HER woes — not MY loss — and a sombre tearless dismay at the fearfulness of death in such a form.
Your pity, my darling, is the suffering mother of love: its anguish is the very natal pang of the divine passion.
Withdraw, then, — I consent; but remember, you leave me here in anguish.
"Oh, Jane! my hope — my love — my life!" broke in anguish from his lips.
I sank on the wet doorstep: I groaned — I wrung my hands — I wept in utter anguish.
I asked of God, at once in anguish and humility, if I had not been long enough desolate, afflicted, tormented; and might not soon taste bliss and peace once more.
I looked at my love: that feeling which was my master’s — which he had created; it shivered in my heart, like a suffering child in a cold cradle; sickness and anguish had seized it; it could not seek Mr. Rochester’s arms — it could not derive warmth from his breast.
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