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elude
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
  • I had dared and baffled his fury; I must elude his sorrow: I retired to the door.
    Chapter 27 (85% in)
  • Hitherto, while gathering up the discourse of Mr. Brocklehurst and Miss Temple, I had not, at the same time, neglected precautions to secure my personal safety; which I thought would be effected, if I could only elude observation.
    Chapter 7 (69% in)
  • Of yourself you could come with soft flight and nestle against my heart, if you would: seized against your will, you will elude the grasp like an essence — you will vanish ere I inhale your fragrance.
    Chapter 27 (85% in)

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