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zeal
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
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Definition
active interest and enthusiasm
  • In time I rose to be the first girl of the first class; then I was invested with the office of teacher; which I discharged with zeal for two years: but at the end of that time I altered.
    Chapter 10 (11% in)
  • It began calm — and indeed, as far as delivery and pitch of voice went, it was calm to the end: an earnestly felt, yet strictly restrained zeal breathed soon in the distinct accents, and prompted the nervous language.
    Chapter 30 (31% in)
  • In the prayer following the chapter, all his energy gathered — all his stern zeal woke: he was in deep earnest, wrestling with God, and resolved on a conquest.
    Chapter 35 (70% in)
  • Firm, faithful, and devoted, full of energy, and zeal, and truth, he labours for his race; he clears their painful way to improvement; he hews down like a giant the prejudices of creed and caste that encumber it.
    Chapter 38 — Conclusion (83% in)

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