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used in Jane Eyre

6 uses
  • The honeymoon over, I learned my mistake; she was only mad, and shut up in a lunatic asylum.
    Chapter 27 (34% in)
  • That forest-dell, where Lowood lay, was the cradle of fog and fog-bred pestilence; which, quickening with the quickening spring, crept into the Orphan Asylum, breathed typhus through its crowded schoolroom and dormitory, and, ere May arrived, transformed the seminary into an hospital.
    Chapter 9 (17% in)
  • And issuing from my asylum with precaution, I sought a back-stairs which conducted directly to the kitchen.
    Chapter 17 (26% in)
  • "In about a month I hope to be a bridegroom," continued Mr. Rochester; "and in the interim, I shall myself look out for employment and an asylum for you."
    Chapter 23 (39% in)
  • I will even tell you the name of the establishment, where I passed six years as a pupil, and two as a teacher — Lowood Orphan Asylum, —shire: you will have heard of it, Mr. Rivers?
    Chapter 29 (83% in)
  • In truth it was humble — but then it was sheltered, and I wanted a safe asylum: it was plodding — but then, compared with that of a governess in a rich house, it was independent; and the fear of servitude with strangers entered my soul like iron: it was not ignoble — not unworthy — not mentally degrading, I made my decision.
    Chapter 30 (68% in)

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