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Jane Eyre
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Jane Eyre
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  • His, under such circumstances, is the destiny of the pioneer; and the first pioneers of the Gospel were the Apostles their captain was Jesus, the Redeemer, Himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Rosamond a sufferer, a labourer, a female apostle?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But I was no apostle, I could not behold the herald, I could not receive his call.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His is the exaction of the apostle, who speaks but for Christ, when he says "Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow me."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I must see the light of the unsnuffed candle wane on my employment; the shadows darken on the wrought, antique tapestry round me, and grow black under the hangings of the vast old bed, and quiver strangely over the doors of a great cabinet opposite whose front, divided into twelve panels, bore, in grim design, the heads of the twelve apostles, each enclosed in its separate panel as in a frame; while above them at the top rose an ebon crucifix and a dying Christ.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: chosen by Jesus
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