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Jane Eyre
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  • And as for the vague something — was it a sinister or a sorrowful, a designing or a desponding expression?
  • All I see has made me thankful, not despondent.
  • Your habitual expression in those days, Jane, was a thoughtful look; not despondent, for you were not sickly; but not buoyant, for you had little hope, and no actual pleasure.

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  • When her mother died, she was so despondent it was hard for her to get out of bed.
  • She was despondent about her failure.

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