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ensuing
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Jane Eyre
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  • A comparative silence ensued.
  • I am afraid the whole of the ensuing week tried his patience.
  • And he proceeded to inform us that his departure from England was now definitively fixed for the ensuing year.
  • I assured him I was naturally hard — very flinty, and that he would often find me so; and that, moreover, I was determined to show him divers rugged points in my character before the ensuing four weeks elapsed: he should know fully what sort of a bargain he had made, while there was yet time to rescind it.
  • Here ensued a pause, filled up by the producing and lighting of a cigar; having placed it to his lips and breathed a trail of Havannah incense on the freezing and sunless air, he went on — "I liked bonbons too in those days, Miss Eyre, and I was croquant — (overlook the barbarism) — croquant chocolate comfits, and smoking alternately, watching meantime the equipages that rolled along the fashionable streets towards the neighbouring opera-house, when in an elegant close carriage drawn…

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  • Ensuing events confirmed the prediction.
  • Sudan’s violence and ensuing disruption killed hundreds of thousands of civilians.

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