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determine
used in Jane Eyre

14 uses
  • Preconceived opinions, foregone determinations, are all I have at this hour to stand by: there I plant my foot.
    Chapter 27 (82% in)
  • " "I'll do it," I resolved: and having framed this determination, I grew calm, and fell asleep.
    Chapter 16 (96% in)
  • I felt pain, and then I felt ire; and then I felt a determination to subdue her — to be her mistress in spite both of her nature and her will.
    Chapter 21 (52% in)
  • But I was determined not to seem at a loss for occupation or amusement: I had brought my drawing materials with me, and they served me for both.
    Chapter 21 (62% in)
  • I had prepared an occupation for him; for I was determined not to spend the whole time in a tete-e-tete conversation.
    Chapter 24 (82% in)
  • I assured him I was naturally hard — very flinty, and that he would often find me so; and that, moreover, I was determined to show him divers rugged points in my character before the ensuing four weeks elapsed: he should know fully what sort of a bargain he had made, while there was yet time to rescind it.
    Chapter 24 (92% in)
  • I rose, bathed my head and face in water, drank a long draught; felt that though enfeebled I was not ill, and determined that to none but you would I impart this vision.
    Chapter 25 (82% in)
  • I had determined and was convinced that I could and ought.
    Chapter 27 (53% in)
  • I had some fear — or hope — that here I should die: but I was soon up; crawling forwards on my hands and knees, and then again raised to my feet — as eager and as determined as ever to reach the road.
    Chapter 27 (98% in)
  • My father, indeed, imposed the determination, but since his death, I have not a legitimate obstacle to contend with; some affairs settled, a successor for Morton provided, an entanglement or two of the feelings broken through or cut asunder — a last conflict with human weakness, in which I know I shall overcome, because I have vowed that I WILL overcome — and I leave Europe for the East.
    Chapter 31 (53% in)
  • "Very well," I responded, mentally, "stand if you like; but you shall not go just yet, I am determined: solitude is at least as bad for you as it is for me.
    Chapter 32 (53% in)
  • I know no medium: I never in my life have known any medium in my dealings with positive, hard characters, antagonistic to my own, between absolute submission and determined revolt.
    Chapter 34 (55% in)
  • "We cannot — we cannot," he answered, with short, sharp determination: "it would not do.
    Chapter 34 (79% in)
  • "My first view of it shall be in front," I determined, "where its bold battlements will strike the eye nobly at once, and where I can single out my master's very window: perhaps he will be standing at it — he rises early: perhaps he is now walking in the orchard, or on the pavement in front.
    Chapter 36 (33% in)

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