God did not give me my life to throw away; and to do as you wish me would, I begin to think, be almost equivalent to committing suicide.
Oh, Jane, what did I feel when I discovered you had fled from Thornfield, and when I could nowhere find you; and, after examining your apartment, ascertained that you had taken no money, nor anything which could serve as an equivalent!
"I’ll not stand you an inch in the stead of a seraglio," I said; "so don’t consider me an equivalent for one.
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At $50 a share, it is equivalent to about a billion dollars.