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reflect
used in Wuthering Heights

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reflect the light/heat/sound
Definition
bounce back (rather than absorbing)
  • You have been compelled to cultivate your reflective faculties for want of occasions for frittering your life away in silly trifles.'
    Chapter 7 (96% in)

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  • I reflected to myself, 'we shall have a fit of illness.
    Chapter 34 (12% in)
  • One end, indeed, reflected splendidly both light and heat from ranks of immense pewter dishes, interspersed with silver jugs and tankards, towering row after row, on a vast oak dresser, to the very roof.
    Chapter 1 (36% in)
  • Catherine reflected an instant, with knitted brows — she found it needful to smooth the way for an intrusion.
    Chapter 8 (60% in)
  • 'Yes, Heathcliff,' he replied, glancing from me up to the windows, which reflected a score of glittering moons, but showed no lights from within.
    Chapter 10 (17% in)
  • Hindley is too reckless to select his acquaintance prudently: he doesn't trouble himself to reflect on the causes he might have for mistrusting one whom he has basely injured.
    Chapter 10 (51% in)
  • Whether she would have got over this fancy if left to herself, or persevered in nursing it perpetually, I cannot say: she had little time to reflect.
    Chapter 10 (81% in)
  • 'This is Edgar's legal nephew,' I reflected — 'mine in a manner; I must shake hands, and — yes — I must kiss him.
    Chapter 13 (30% in)
  • I reflected as the good woman descended to receive the doctor: and not exactly of the kind which I should have chosen to amuse me.
    Chapter 14 (98% in)
  • Do you reflect that all those words will be branded in my memory, and eating deeper eternally after you have left me?
    Chapter 15 (49% in)
  • 'And what if she should have slipped in clambering among them,' I reflected, 'and been killed, or broken some of her bones?'
    Chapter 18 (41% in)
  • It gave Joseph satisfaction, apparently, to watch him go the worst lengths: he allowed that the lad was ruined: that his soul was abandoned to perdition; but then he reflected that Heathcliff must answer for it.
    Chapter 18 (86% in)
  • Come, I reflected, his father's selfishness may contribute to his comfort.
    Chapter 20 (94% in)
  • 'I've a pleasure in him,' he continued, reflecting aloud.
    Chapter 21 (47% in)
  • The moon shone bright; a sprinkling of snow covered the ground, and I reflected that she might, possibly, have taken it into her head to walk about the garden, for refreshment.
    Chapter 24 (8% in)
  • I reflected, while riding down the road.
    Chapter 31 (98% in)
  • Well, I reflected, there was never a pleasanter, or more harmless sight; and it will be a burning shame to scold them.
    Chapter 33 (61% in)
  • And then I set myself to reflect how I had tended him in infancy, and watched him grow to youth, and followed him almost through his whole course; and what absurd nonsense it was to yield to that sense of horror.
    Chapter 34 (32% in)

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