- Well may he eschew the calm of domestic life; it is not his element: there his faculties stagnate — they cannot develop or appear to advantage.Chapter 34 (20% in)
- She was occupied in knitting; a large cat sat demurely at her feet; nothing in short was wanting to complete the beau-ideal of domestic comfort.Chapter 11 (17% in)
- But, Jane, your aspirations after family ties and domestic happiness may be realised otherwise than by the means you contemplate: you may marry.Chapter 33 (91% in)
- "It is all very well for the present," said he; "but seriously, I trust that when the first flush of vivacity is over, you will look a little higher than domestic endearments and household joys."Chapter 34 (8% in)
- It was Christmas week: we took to no settled employment, but spent it in a sort of merry domestic dissipation.Chapter 34 (28% in)
There are no more uses of "domestic" in Jane Eyre.
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