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discreet
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
  • I knew such an idea would shock, perhaps offend you; and you were so discreet, and so thoroughly modest and sensible, I hoped you might be trusted to protect yourself.
    Chapter 24 (47% in)
  • A deal of people, Miss, are for trusting all to Providence; but I say Providence will not dispense with the means, though He often blesses them when they are used discreetly.
    Chapter 16 (29% in)
  • "And," she added, "I am obliged to you for your valuable services and discreet conduct!
    Chapter 22 (12% in)
  • I could never rest in communication with strong, discreet, and refined minds, whether male or female, till I had passed the outworks of conventional reserve, and crossed the threshold of confidence, and won a place by their heart's very hearthstone.
    Chapter 32 (84% in)

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