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memento
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
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Definition
an object kept as a reminder of a past event or place
  • 'You like Thornfield?' she said, lifting her finger; and then she wrote in the air a memento, which ran in lurid hieroglyphics all along the house-front, between the upper and lower row of windows, 'Like it if you can!
    Chapter 15 (20% in)
  • I remember something, too, of the green grave-mounds; and I have not forgotten, either, two figures of strangers straying amongst the low hillocks and reading the mementoes graven on the few mossy head-stones.
    Chapter 26 (13% in)
  • When you are at Madagascar, or at the Cape, or in India, would it be a consolation to have that memento in your possession? or would the sight of it bring recollections calculated to enervate and distress?
    Chapter 32 (59% in)
  • I have worn it since the day I lost my only treasure, as a memento of her.
    Chapter 37 (87% in)

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