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Jane Eyre
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  • They were all three of the loftiest stature of women.
  • Blanche and Mary were of equal stature, — straight and tall as poplars.
  • She was a big woman, in stature almost equalling her husband, and corpulent besides: she showed virile force in the contest — more than once she almost throttled him, athletic as he was.
  • Is he a person of low stature, phlegmatic, and plain.
  • I took that dear hand, held it a moment to my lips, then let it pass round my shoulder: being so much lower of stature than he, I served both for his prop and guide.
  • In a state between sleeping and waking, you noticed her entrance and her actions; but feverish, almost delirious as you were, you ascribed to her a goblin appearance different from her own: the long dishevelled hair, the swelled black face, the exaggerated stature, were figments of imagination; results of nightmare: the spiteful tearing of the veil was real: and it is like her.

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  • Fighter pilots are often of short stature.
  • She is a woman with great stature in Washington.

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