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plebeian
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Jane Eyre
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  • Rochester might probably win that noble lady’s love, if he chose to strive for it; is it likely he would waste a serious thought on this indigent and insignificant plebeian?’
  • I smiled as I unfolded it, and devised how I would tease you about your aristocratic tastes, and your efforts to masque your plebeian bride in the attributes of a peeress.

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  • switched from designer labels to more plebeian clothes at Wal-Mart
  • Implicit in the play is a great divide between superiors and inferiors, patricians and plebeians.
    T.E. Kalem  --  Time, 1973  --  http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,907198,00.html#ixzz0YqB0cDQU(retrieved 12/05/09)

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