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Jane Eyre
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Jane Eyre
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  • Is it not, by its noble cares and sublime results, the one best calculated to fill the void left by uptorn affections and demolished hopes? I believe I must say, Yes and yet I shudder.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All men of talent, whether they be men of feeling or not; whether they be zealots, or aspirants, or despots provided only they be sincere have their sublime moments, when they subdue and rule.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why? I think because you said it with such an earnest, religious energy, and because your upward gaze at me now is the very sublime of faith, truth, and devotion: it is too much as if some spirit were near me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With this sublime conclusion, Mr. Brocklehurst adjusted the top button of his surtout, muttered something to his family, who rose, bowed to Miss Temple, and then all the great people sailed in state from the room.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I was still listening in thought to her well-remembered tones still picturing her pale and spiritual aspect, her wasted face and sublime gaze, as she lay on her placid deathbed, and whispered her longing to be restored to her divine Father's bosom when a feeble voice murmured from the couch behind: "Who is that?  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she is sublime
as in: sublime ignorance
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