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specimen
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
a sample regarded as typical of its class; or a bit of tissue, blood, or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
  • She had finished her breakfast, so I permitted her to give a specimen of her accomplishments.
    Chapter 11 (62% in)
  • Everybody knows you are the most selfish, heartless creature in existence: and I know your spiteful hatred towards me: I have had a specimen of it before in the trick you played me about Lord Edwin Vere: you could not bear me to be raised above you, to have a title, to be received into circles where you dare not show your face, and so you acted the spy and informer, and ruined my prospects for ever.
    Chapter 21 (81% in)
  • I watch your career with interest, because I consider you a specimen of a diligent, orderly, energetic woman: not because I deeply compassionate what you have gone through, or what you still suffer.
    Chapter 32 (90% in)
  • When all was finished, I thought Moor House as complete a model of bright modest snugness within, as it was, at this season, a specimen of wintry waste and desert dreariness without.
    Chapter 34 (14% in)

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