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- And far better that crows and ravens — if any ravens there be in these regions — should pick my flesh from my bones, than that they should be prisoned in a workhouse coffin and moulder in a pauper's grave.Chapter 28 (52% in)
pauper = someone who is very poor
- I would as soon have been charged with a pauper brat out of a workhouse: but he was weak, naturally weak.Chapter 21 (57% in)
pauper = very poor
There are no more uses of "pauper" in Jane Eyre.
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