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rustic
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
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Definition
characteristic of rural life; simple without refined touches
  • The arbour was an arch in the wall, lined with ivy; it contained a rustic seat.
    Chapter 20 (83% in)
  • They could not be the daughters of the elderly person at the table; for she looked like a rustic, and they were all delicacy and cultivation.
    Chapter 28 (64% in)
  • Their amazement at me, my language, my rules, and ways, once subsided, I found some of these heavy-looking, gaping rustics wake up into sharp-witted girls enough.
    Chapter 32 (2% in)
  • Anything more exquisite than her appearance, in her purple habit, with her Amazon's cap of black velvet placed gracefully above the long curls that kissed her cheek and floated to her shoulders, can scarcely be imagined: and it was thus she would enter the rustic building, and glide through the dazzled ranks of the village children.
    Chapter 32 (16% in)
  • I had long felt with pleasure that many of my rustic scholars liked me, and when we parted, that consciousness was confirmed: they manifested their affection plainly and strongly.
    Chapter 34 (1% in)

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