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instill
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
to put ideas, principles, or teachings into another's mind
  • I believed he was naturally a man of better tendencies, higher principles, and purer tastes than such as circumstances had developed, education instilled, or destiny encouraged.
    Chapter 15 (60% in)
  • , of the parties, the less I felt justified in judging and blaming either him or Miss Ingram for acting in conformity to ideas and principles instilled into them, doubtless, from their childhood.
    Chapter 18 (44% in)
  • I felt the truth of these words; and I drew from them the certain inference, that if I were so far to forget myself and all the teaching that had ever been instilled into me, as — under any pretext — with any justification — through any temptation — to become the successor of these poor girls, he would one day regard me with the same feeling which now in his mind desecrated their memory.
    Chapter 27 (60% in)
  • I feared early instilled prejudice: I wanted to have you safe before hazarding confidences.
    Chapter 27 (74% in)

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