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sentient
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Jane Eyre
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  • When I was as old as you, I was a feeling fellow enough, partial to the unfledged, unfostered, and unlucky; but Fortune has knocked me about since: she has even kneaded me with her knuckles, and now I flatter myself I am hard and tough as an India-rubber ball; pervious, though, through a chink or two still, and with one sentient point in the middle of the lump.

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  • Pinocchio was a puppet that became sentient—a little boy.
  • sentient puppets on God’s stage

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