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perturb
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Jane Eyre
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perturb
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Jane Eyre
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  • Often, of an evening, when he sat at the window, his desk and papers before him, he would cease reading or writing, rest his chin on his hand, and deliver himself up to I know not what course of thought; but that it was perturbed and exciting might be seen in the frequent flash and changeful dilation of his eye.  (not reviewed by editor)

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