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interpose
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Jane Eyre
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  • I was about to propound a question, touching the manner in which that operation of changing my heart was to be performed, when Mrs. Reed interposed, telling me to sit down; she then proceeded to carry on the conversation herself.
  • Here the gentlemen interposed with earnest petitions to be further enlightened on these two last-named points; but they got only blushes, ejaculations, tremors, and titters, in return for their importunity.
  • "Besides, the fire is too hot for you," interposed Mary.
  • I daresay she is crying because she could not go out with Missis in the carriage," interposed Bessie.
  • "How well you read me, you witch!" interposed Mr. Rochester: "but what did you find in the veil besides its embroidery?

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