[Quotes] Jane Eyre: Reader, I Married Him.

Jane Eyre is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë, published under the pen name “Currer Bell”, on 1847. Jane Eyre follows the experiences of its heroine of the same name, including her growth to adulthood and her love for Mr. Rochester, the brooding master of Thornfield Hall. The novel revolutionized prose fiction by being the first to focus on its protagonist’s moral and spiritual development through an intimate first-person narrative, where actions and events are colored by a psychological intensity. Charlotte Brontë has been called the “first historian of the private consciousness”, and the literary ancestor of writers like Proust and Joyce.

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Today we have collected some insightful quotes from Jane Eyre: 💡

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.

I can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss. I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should be withheld, or offered only at a price I cannot afford to give.

Some of the best people that ever lived have been as destitute as I am; and if you are a Christian, you ought not to consider poverty a crime.

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I had not intended to love him; the reader knows I had wrought hard to extirpate from my soul the germs of love there detected; and now, at the first renewed view of him, they spontaneously revived, great and strong! He made me love him without looking at me.

If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.

There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow-creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.

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I ask you to pass through life at my side—to be my second self, and best earthly companion.

What necessity is there to dwell on the Past, when the Present is so much surer — the Future so much brighter?

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.

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Time to learn some collocations and sentence structures:

I can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me to do so.

1. require somebody to do something:  to make someone do or have something, especially because it is necessary according to a particular law or set of rules.

  • All candidates will be required to take a short test.
  • The new proposals require them to do so.

What necessity is there to dwell on the Past, when the Present is so much surer — the Future so much brighter?

2. dwell on something: to keep thinking or talking about something, especially something bad or unpleasant.

  • It’s no good dwelling on your misfortunes
  • I am not going to dwell on what became a nightmare for me.

Please write down your own sentences by using this expression, and leave your comments down below. We are looking forward to your answers!

That’s all for today. Have a good day!

See you all next time.😆

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10 Comments

  • I wont dwil on for bad increment next time i ll work hard and prove my self

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  • I just do that thing which I like to do without dwell on about result ….

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  • Don’t dwell on just do our best and leave all about upon god
    When we love someone then we stop dwell on something about them
    Plz reply about answer

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  • What is the reason of his off the deep end.i think he is dwelling on his mistakes

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  • I require hard work to fluently speaking
    It is bad to feel dwell about your past life.
    Forget your feel past, you require to try, again and again, you will get success .

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  • I’m too lazy to dwell on something that can’t bring any positives thing in my life.

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