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Jane Eyre
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  • That sounds a dangerous maxim, sir; because one can see at once that it is liable to abuse.
  • Besides, I know what sort of a mind I have placed in communication with my own: I know it is one not liable to take infection: it is a peculiar mind: it is a unique one.

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  • The fact is, I was a trifle beside myself; or rather OUT of myself, as the French would say: I was conscious that a moment’s mutiny had already rendered me liable to strange penalties, and, like any other rebel slave, I felt resolved, in my desperation, to go all lengths.

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held legally responsible
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likely to; or maybe going to
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