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accession
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
to become the ruler or take other high office
  • I will write to Madeira the moment I get home, and tell my uncle John I am going to be married, and to whom: if I had but a prospect of one day bringing Mr. Rochester an accession of fortune, I could better endure to be kept by him now.
    Chapter 24 (69% in)
  • The accession of fortune, the discovery of my relations, followed in due order.
    Chapter 37 (60% in)

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