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herald
used in
Jane Eyre
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herald
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • But I was no apostle, — I could not behold the herald, — I could not receive his call.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I can now conjecture readily that this streak of light was, in all likelihood, a gleam from a lantern carried by some one across the lawn: but then, prepared as my mind was for horror, shaken as my nerves were by agitation, I thought the swift darting beam was a herald of some coming vision from another world.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It had been a mild, serene spring day — one of those days which, towards the end of March or the beginning of April, rise shining over the earth as heralds of summer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • — "Those who want situations advertise; you must advertise in the —shire Herald."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If J.E., who advertised in the —shire Herald of last Thursday, possesses the acquirements mentioned, and if she is in a position to give satisfactory references as to character and competency, a situation can be offered her where there is but one pupil, a little girl, under ten years of age; and where the salary is thirty pounds per annum.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Replies rose smooth and prompt now:"You must enclose the advertisement and the money to pay for it under a cover directed to the editor of the Herald; you must put it, the first opportunity you have, into the post at Lowton; answers must be addressed to J.E., at the post-office there; you can go and inquire in about a week after you send your letter, if any are come, and act accordingly."  (not reviewed by editor)

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