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Quakers
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • I brushed Adele's hair and made her neat, and having ascertained that I was myself in my usual Quaker trim, where there was nothing to retouch — all being too close and plain, braided locks included, to admit of disarrangement — we descended, Adele wondering whether the petit coffre was at length come; for, owing to some mistake, its arrival had hitherto been delayed.
    Chapter 14 (5% in)
  • However, when I had brushed my hair very smooth, and put on my black frock — which, Quakerlike as it was, at least had the merit of fitting to a nicety — and adjusted my clean white tucker, I thought I should do respectably enough to appear before Mrs. Fairfax, and that my new pupil would not at least recoil from me with antipathy.
    Chapter 11 (38% in)
  • Don't address me as if I were a beauty; I am your plain, Quakerish governess."
    Chapter 24 (12% in)

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