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Jane Eyre
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  • She passed into another ballad, this time a really doleful one.
  • …as interesting as the tales Bessie sometimes narrated on winter evenings, when she chanced to be in good humour; and when, having brought her ironing-table to the nursery hearth, she allowed us to sit about it, and while she got up Mrs. Reed’s lace frills, and crimped her nightcap borders, fed our eager attention with passages of love and adventure taken from old fairy tales and other ballads; or (as at a later period I discovered) from the pages of Pamela, and Henry, Earl of Moreland.

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  • her latest album is a collection of love ballads.
  • ...write a ballad of this dream.
    Shakespeare, William  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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