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eminent
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
standing above others in attainment or reputation
  • Then take my word for it, — I am not a villain: you are not to suppose that — not to attribute to me any such bad eminence; but, owing, I verily believe, rather to circumstances than to my natural bent, I am a trite commonplace sinner, hackneyed in all the poor petty dissipations with which the rich and worthless try to put on life.
    Chapter 14 (63% in)
  • I honour endurance, perseverance, industry, talent; because these are the means by which men achieve great ends and mount to lofty eminence.
    Chapter 32 (89% in)
  • He had the advice of an eminent oculist; and he eventually recovered the sight of that one eye.
    Chapter 38 — Conclusion (70% in)

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