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Jane Eyre
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  • I should suffer often, no doubt, attached to him only in this capacity: my body would be under rather a stringent yoke, but my heart and mind would be free.
  • Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation: they are for such moments as this, when body and soul rise in mutiny against their rigour; stringent are they; inviolate they shall be.

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  • The school has a stringent dress code.
  • but professional honour and faith to his dead friend were stringent obligations;
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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