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instill
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Jane Eyre
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  • I believed he was naturally a man of better tendencies, higher principles, and purer tastes than such as circumstances had developed, education instilled, or destiny encouraged.
  • , of the parties, the less I felt justified in judging and blaming either him or Miss Ingram for acting in conformity to ideas and principles instilled into them, doubtless, from their childhood.
  • I feared early instilled prejudice: I wanted to have you safe before hazarding confidences.
  • I felt the truth of these words; and I drew from them the certain inference, that if I were so far to forget myself and all the teaching that had ever been instilled into me, as — under any pretext — with any justification — through any temptation — to become the successor of these poor girls, he would one day regard me with the same feeling which now in his mind desecrated their memory.

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  • His time in the army instilled him with confidence and discipline.
  • Her parents instilled the lesson that it is more important to be a good person than to be a successful person.

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