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atom
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
the smallest part of any material that cannot be broken up by chemical means; comprised of a nucleus of protons and neutrons surrounded by orbiting electrons
  • Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear.
    Chapter 27 (16% in)
  • But I tell you — and you may mark my words — you will come some day to a craggy pass in the channel, where the whole of life's stream will be broken up into whirl and tumult, foam and noise: either you will be dashed to atoms on crag points, or lifted up and borne on by some master-wave into a calmer current — as I am now.
    Chapter 15 (15% in)
  • I had a belief she loved me even when she left me: that was an atom of sweet in much bitter.
    Chapter 37 (72% in)

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