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Jane Eyre
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  • Superstition was with me at that moment; but it was not yet her hour for complete victory: my blood was still warm; the mood of the revolted slave was still bracing me with its bitter vigour; I had to stem a rapid rush of retrospective thought before I quailed to the dismal present.

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as in: a dismal expression Define
depressing or gloomy
as in: a dismal performance Define
of terrible quality
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