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Ottoman Empire
used in Jane Eyre

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Turkish Empire founded in the late 13th century after the collapse of the Byzantine Empire and lasting until the end of World War I; in the 16th-17th century it ruled much of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa
  • Some of them threw themselves in half-reclining positions on the sofas and ottomans: some bent over the tables and examined the flowers and books: the rest gathered in a group round the fire: all talked in a low but clear tone which seemed habitual to them.
    Chapter 17 (48% in)
  • Yet it was merely a very pretty drawing-room, and within it a boudoir, both spread with white carpets, on which seemed laid brilliant garlands of flowers; both ceiled with snowy mouldings of white grapes and vine-leaves, beneath which glowed in rich contrast crimson couches and ottomans; while the ornaments on the pale Parisian mantelpiece were of sparkling Bohemian glass, ruby red; and between the windows large mirrors repeated the general blending of snow and fire.
    Chapter 11 (76% in)

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