Jane Eyre

J. M. Dent & sons Limited, 1922 - 457 páginas
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Procura do Utilizador  - soniaandree - LibraryThing

Getting books that give pointers as to the various themes and summaries was very helpful in the course of my studies and this one on Jane Eyre helped me go beyond the book itself. I had read the novel ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Procura do Utilizador  - mssbluejay - LibraryThing

Victorian classics are not my thing, as I am impatient with prolonged amorous or sexual tension with no gratification. Though the ending was predictable, the details surrounding it were not. I enjoyed ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Página xi - Be the work grim or glorious, dread or divine, you have little choice left but quiescent adoption. As for you—the nominal artist— your share in it has been to work passively under dictates you neither delivered nor could question—that would not be uttered at your prayer nor suppressed nor changed at your caprice.
Página 378 - Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone; The massive towers, the donjon keep, The flanking walls that round them sweep, In yellow
Página xiii - will and energy and virtue and purity—that I want: not alone your brittle frame. Of yourself you would come with soft flight and nestle against my heart if you would : seized against your will you will elude the grasp like an essence— you will vanish ere I inhale your fragrance. Oh! come, Jane, come.
Página 104 - life; and, best of all, to open my inward ear to a tale that was never ended—a tale my imagination created, and narrated continuously; quickened with all of incident, life, fire, feeling, that I desired and had not in my actual existence.
Página 455 - married life, and one brief glance at the fortunes of those whose names have most frequently recurred in this narrative, and I have done. I have now been married ten years. I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I
Página 57 - out of the mouth of God ; to his divine consolations, ' if ye suffer hunger or thirst for my sake, happy are ye.' Oh, madam, when you put bread and cheese, instead of burnt porridge, into these children's mouths, you may indeed feed their vile bodies, but you little think how you starve their immortal souls ! " Mr. Brocklehurst again paused—perhaps
Página 300 - you are inexorable for that unfortunate lady: you speak of her with hate—with vindictive antipathy. It is cruel—she cannot help being mad." " Jane, my little darling (so I will call you, for so you are), you don't know what you are talking about; you misjudge me again : it is not because
Página 290 - At Thornfield Hall ! " ejaculated the clergyman. " Impossible! I am an old resident in this neighbourhood, sir, and I never heard of a Mrs. Rochester at Thornfield Hall." I saw a grim smile contort Mr. Rochester's lip, and he muttered :— " No—by God ! I took care that none should hear of
Página 82 - thought that as I was barely eighteen, it would not do to undertake the guidance of pupils nearer my own age). She is qualified to teach the usual branches of a good English education, together with French, Drawing, and Music " (in those days reader, this now narrow catalogue of accomplishments, would have been held tolerably comprehensive).
Página 254 - you sincerely wish me to be your wife? " " I do: and if an oath is necessary to satisfy you, I swear it." " Then, sir, I will marry you." "Edward—my little wife!" " Dear Edward ! " "God pardon me!" he subjoined ere long, "and man meddle not with me: I have her, and will hold her.

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