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Jane Eyre
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  • If the man who had but one little ewe lamb that was dear to him as a daughter, that ate of his bread and drank of his cup, and lay in his bosom, had by some mistake slaughtered it at the shambles, he would not have rued his bloody blunder more than I now rue mine.

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  • You’ll rue the day you betrayed me.
  • I rue the day we met.

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