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cultivate
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Jane Eyre
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  • Humility is a Christian grace, and one peculiarly appropriate to the pupils of Lowood; I, therefore, direct that especial care shall be bestowed on its cultivation amongst them.
  • The garden was a wide inclosure, surrounded with walls so high as to exclude every glimpse of prospect; a covered verandah ran down one side, and broad walks bordered a middle space divided into scores of little beds: these beds were assigned as gardens for the pupils to cultivate, and each bed had an owner.
  • The very cultivation surrounding it had disappeared.
  • They could not be the daughters of the elderly person at the table; for she looked like a rustic, and they were all delicacy and cultivation.
  • Won in youth to religion, she has cultivated my original qualities thus:— From the minute germ, natural affection, she has developed the overshadowing tree, philanthropy.
  • "Yes," I said; "but I could not go on for ever so: I want to enjoy my own faculties as well as to cultivate those of other people.

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  • We encourage our representatives to cultivate a close relationship with their clients.
  • Creativity can be cultivated.

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