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attribute
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Jane Eyre
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attribute
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • That was my Indian Messalina's attribute: rooted disgust at it and her restrained me much, even in pleasure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I would not ascribe vice to him; I would not say he had betrayed me; but the attribute of stainless truth was gone from his idea, and from his presence I must go: THAT I perceived well.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I smiled as I unfolded it, and devised how I would tease you about your aristocratic tastes, and your efforts to masque your plebeian bride in the attributes of a peeress.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then take my word for it, I am not a villain: you are not to suppose that not to attribute to me any such bad eminence; but, owing, I verily believe, rather to circumstances than to my natural bent, I am a trite commonplace sinner, hackneyed in all the poor petty dissipations with which the rich and worthless try to put on life.  (not reviewed by editor)

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