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Jane Eyre
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  • There was nothing to cool or banish love in these circumstances, though much to create despair.
  • Alas, this isolation — this banishment from my kind!
  • Genius banished?
  • Heart-weary and soul-withered, you come home after years of voluntary banishment: you make a new acquaintance — how or where no matter: you find in this stranger much of the good and bright qualities which you have sought for twenty years, and never before encountered; and they are all fresh, healthy, without soil and without taint.
  • To his sisters, meantime, he was somewhat kinder than usual: as if afraid that mere coldness would not sufficiently convince me how completely I was banished and banned, he added the force of contrast; and this I am sure he did not by force, but on principle.

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  • He was banished from his own country.
  • I tried to banish the thought from my mind.

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