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legacy
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
coming from the past or left to the future — especially a gift left in a will
  • Besides, the words Legacy, Bequest, go side by side with the words, Death, Funeral.
    Chapter 33 (45% in)
  • Now the wealth did not weigh on me: now it was not a mere bequest of coin, — it was a legacy of life, hope, enjoyment.
    Chapter 33 (76% in)
  • I need not narrate in detail the further struggles I had, and arguments I used, to get matters regarding the legacy settled as I wished.
    Chapter 33 (97% in)

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