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Jane Eyre
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  • And to bear with my infirmities, Jane: to overlook my deficiencies.
  • It was mournful, indeed, to witness the subjugation of that vigorous spirit to a corporeal infirmity.
  • ) mixed with the air I breathed; and besides, I remembered I had once been her husband — that recollection was then, and is now, inexpressibly odious to me; moreover, I knew that while she lived I could never be the husband of another and better wife; and, though five years my senior (her family and her father had lied to me even in the particular of her age), she was likely to live as long as I, being as robust in frame as she was infirm in mind.

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  • too infirm to walk unassisted
  • age creeps upon them; infirmities follow
    Mark Twain

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