Jane EyreBook - 1941
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NOVEL. Date: 1847. Language: English (British).
vpl_booksjustforyou2 Jun 21, 2020
Jane Eyre is a classic love story that portrays the difficult plight of women in a strict Victorian society and will appeal to fans of Jane Austen.
vpl_booksjustforyou6 Apr 26, 2019
An orphan takes on the post of governess at Thornfield Hall whose owner hides a secret. Intermediate. Full-length.
vpl_booksjustforyou Feb 02, 2018
If you enjoyed Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, you will love her sister Charlotte's novel Jane Eyre. Also available as a DVD.
vpl_booksjustforyou Aug 04, 2017
A moving, romantic classic with gothic elements that inspired many novels, including Daphne du Maurier’s classic Rebecca.
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“There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.”
“I ask you to pass through life at my side—to be my second self, and best earthly companion.”
“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.”
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
"I am not talking to you now through the medium of custom, conventionalities, nor even of mortal flesh;—it is my spirit that addresses your spirit; just as if both had passed through the grave, and we stood at God's feet, equal—as we are!" Chapter XXIII, p. 293.
This book is not worth it. I read it and it has horrible grammar. I would know as a mom reading is to myself. it's not the best book.I
think it's just not the greatest.
“It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it."
“Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! - I have as much soul as you, - and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you!”
"I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I love best on earth. I hold myself supremely blest--blest beyond what language can express; because I am my husband's life as fully as 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. I know no weariness of my Edward's society: he knows none of mine, any more than we each do the pulsation of the heart that beats in our separate bosoms; consequently, we are ever together. To be together is for us to be at once as free as in solitude, as gay as in company. We talk, I believe, all day long: to talk to each other is but a more animated and an audible thinking. All my confidence is bestowed on him, all his confidence is devoted to me; we are precisely suited in chatacter--perfect concord is the result."
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