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Jane Eyre
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  • And do you like that monotonous theme?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He pursued his theme, however, without noticing my deprecation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No; but I can scarcely see what Mr. Rochester has to do with the theme you had introduced.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I was obliged to recall him to a theme which was of necessity one of close and anxious interest to me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They generally run on the same theme courtship; and promise to end in the same catastrophe marriage.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The communications were renewed from day to day: they always ran on the same theme herself, her loves, and woes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Exhausted by emotion, my language was more subdued than it generally was when it developed that sad theme; and mindful of Helen's warnings against the indulgence of resentment, I infused into the narrative far less of gall and wormwood than ordinary.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Ladies Lynn and Ingram continued to consort in solemn conferences, where they nodded their two turbans at each other, and held up their four hands in confronting gestures of surprise, or mystery, or horror, according to the theme on which their gossip ran, like a pair of magnified puppets.  (not reviewed by editor)

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