Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1897 - Autobiographical fiction - 436 pages
 

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this is the first time i have read the book. i have seen the original movie (first one )awesome!!! there have been a couple remakes they are good also.all time fave.love this if you have seen the movie read the book!!

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Contents

XX
137
XXI
147
XXII
157
XXIII
159
XXIV
163
XXV
181
XXVI
201
XXVII
217

IX
18
X
25
XI
33
XII
48
XIII
51
XIV
58
XV
70
XVI
83
XVII
92
XVIII
109
XIX
125
XXVIII
239
XXIX
250
XXX
259
XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
310
XXXV
324
XXXVI
344
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Page 232 - I REQUIRE and charge you both, as ye will answer at the dreadful day of judgment when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed, that if either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now confess it. For be ye well assured, that so many as are coupled together otherwise than God's Word doth allow are not joined together by God; neither is their Matrimony lawful.
Page 88 - Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties and a field for their efforts as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer; and it is narrow-minded in their more privileged fellow-creatures to say that they ought to confine themselves to making puddings and knitting stockings, to playing on the piano and embroidering bags. It is thoughtless to condemn...
Page 325 - DAY set on Norham's castled steep,* And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone : The battled towers, the donjon keep,* The loophole grates, where captives weep, The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone.
Page 3 - The fiend pinning down the thief's pack behind him, I passed over quickly: it was an object of terror. So was the black, horned thing seated aloof on a rock, surveying a distant crowd surrounding a gallows.
Page 215 - Bight bar approach to me, And grinding Might, with furious frown, Swear endless enmity. My love has placed her little hand With noble faith in mine, And vowed that wedlock's sacred band Our nature shall entwine. My love has sworn, with sealing kiss, With me to live — to die! I have at last my nameless bliss; As I love — loved am I...
Page 43 - What is it about?" I continued. I hardly know where I found the hardihood thus to open a conversation with a stranger; the step was contrary to my nature and habits: but I think her occupation touched a chord of sympathy somewhere; for I too liked reading, though of a frivolous and childish kind; I could not digest or comprehend the serious or substantial. "You may look at it," replied the girl, offering me the book.
Page 271 - I looked at the sky, it was pure: a kindly star twinkled just above the chasm ridge. The dew fell, but with propitious softness; no breeze whispered. Nature seemed to me benign and good; I thought she loved me, outcast as I was; and I, who from man could anticipate only mistrust, rejection, insult, clung to her with filial fondness. To-night, at least, I would be her guest, as I was her child: my mother would lodge me without money and without price.
Page 374 - I hold myself supremely blest— blest beyond what language can express; because I am my husband's life as fully is he is mine. No woman was ever nearer to her mate than I am: ever more absolutely bone of his bone and flesh of his flesh.
Page 51 - I hold another creed : which no one ever taught me, and which I seldom mention; but which I delight, and to which I cling : for it extends hope to all : it makes Eternity a rest — a mighty home, not a terror and an abyss.

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