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stoic
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
seeming unaffected by pleasure, pain, or emotions
  • In spite of his Christian stoicism, when she went up and addressed him, and smiled gaily, encouragingly, even fondly in his face, his hand would tremble and his eye burn.
    Chapter 32 (19% in)
  • The sternest-seeming stoic is human after all; and to "burst" with boldness and good-will into "the silent sea" of their souls is often to confer on them the first of obligations.
    Chapter 32 (65% in)

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