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- Your fortune is yet doubtful: when I examined your face, one trait contradicted another.Chapter 19 (49% in)
- Now act as you please: write and contradict my assertion — expose my falsehood as soon as you like.Chapter 21 (94% in)
- ...received from her a turn at once coarse and trite, perverse and imbecile — when I perceived that I should never have a quiet or settled household, because no servant would bear the continued outbreaks of her violent and unreasonable temper, or the vexations of her absurd, contradictory, exacting orders — even then I restrained myself: I eschewed upbraiding, I curtailed remonstrance; I tried to devour my repentance and disgust in secret; I repressed the deep antipathy I felt.Chapter 27 (36% in)
- You hear now how I contradict myself.Chapter 30 (79% in)
- "But where is the use of going on," I asked, "when you are probably preparing some iron blow of contradiction, or forging a fresh chain to fetter your heart?"Chapter 32 (68% in)
There are no more uses of "contradict" in Jane Eyre.
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