- 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)
There are no more uses of "discreet" in Jane Eyre.
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