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Jane Eyre
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grotesque
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Jane Eyre
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  • I was still looking at them, and also at intervals examining the teachers — none of whom precisely pleased me; for the stout one was a little coarse, the dark one not a little fierce, the foreigner harsh and grotesque, and Miss Miller, poor thing! looked purple, weather— beaten, and over-worked — when, as my eye wandered from face to face, the whole school rose simultaneously, as if moved by a common spring.

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  • The disease causes grotesque deformity.
  • It is the result of a grotesque system that distorts good intentions into evil actions.

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