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Jane Eyre
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  • "So much?" was the doubtful answer; and he prolonged his scrutiny for some minutes.
  • It seems they had come in the carriage with their reverend relative, and had been conducting a rummaging scrutiny of the room upstairs, while he transacted business with the housekeeper, questioned the laundress, and lectured the superintendent.
  • It turns from me; it will not suffer further scrutiny; it seems to deny, by a mocking glance, the truth of the discoveries I have already made, — to disown the charge both of sensibility and chagrin: its pride and reserve only confirm me in my opinion.
  • The conclusions drawn from this scrutiny he partially expressed in his succeeding observations.
  • The governess!" and again my raiment underwent scrutiny.

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  • She scrutinized her reflection in the mirror.
  • The senator asked the agency to scrutinize the proposed legislation and report back to her with their findings.

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