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redemption
used in
Jane Eyre
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redemption
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • Men too often confound them: they should not be confounded: appearance should not be mistaken for truth; narrow human doctrines, that only tend to elate and magnify a few, should not be substituted for the world-redeeming creed of Christ.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • True, reader; and I knew and felt this: and though I am a defective being, with many faults and few redeeming points, yet I never tired of Helen Burns; nor ever ceased to cherish for her a sentiment of attachment, as strong, tender, and respectful as any that ever animated my heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His is the ambition of the high master-spirit, which aims to fill a place in the first rank of those who are redeemed from the earth who stand without fault before the throne of God, who share the last mighty victories of the Lamb, who are called, and chosen, and faithful.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No; they not only live, but reign and redeem: and without their divine influence spread everywhere, you would be in hell the hell of your own meanness.  (not reviewed by editor)

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