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allege
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
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Definition
claim (asserted without proof)
  • Miss Temple, having assembled the whole school, announced that inquiry had been made into the charges alleged against Jane Eyre, and that she was most happy to be able to pronounce her completely cleared from every imputation.
    Chapter 8 (89% in)
  • I did not like to walk at this hour alone with Mr. Rochester in the shadowy orchard; but I could not find a reason to allege for leaving him.
    Chapter 23 (23% in)
  • I am in a condition to prove my allegation: an insuperable impediment to this marriage exists.
    Chapter 26 (25% in)
  • "That I am not Edward Rochester's bride is the least part of my woe," I alleged: "that I have wakened out of most glorious dreams, and found them all void and vain, is a horror I could bear and master; but that I must leave him decidedly, instantly, entirely, is intolerable.
    Chapter 27 (1% in)

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