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kindred
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Jane Eyre
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  • There is a thought that for strength should avail me, Though both of shelter and kindred despoiled; Heaven is a home, and a rest will not fail me; God is a friend to the poor orphan child.
  • So happy, so gratified did I become with this new interest added to life, that I ceased to pine after kindred: my thin crescent-destiny seemed to enlarge; the blanks of existence were filled up; my bodily health improved; I gathered flesh and strength.
  • I have no kindred to interfere.
  • He was never married, and had no near kindred but ourselves and one other person, not more closely related than we.
  • And I do not want a stranger — unsympathising, alien, different from me; I want my kindred: those with whom I have full fellow-feeling.
  • The elder one, whom you have seen (and whom I cannot hate, whilst I abhor all his kindred, because he has some grains of affection in his feeble mind, shown in the continued interest he takes in his wretched sister, and also in a dog-like attachment he once bore me), will probably be in the same state one day.

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