One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. Therefore I propose, making use of all the liberties and licences of a novelist, to tell you the story of the two days that preceded my coming here--how, bowed down by the weight of the subject which you have laid upon my shoulders, I pondered it, and made it work in and out of my daily life.
It was agreed to offer the future pupils the opportunity of correctly learning modern languages and that preparation for this should be done abroad, which led to a further decision. And the willows and the river and the gardens that run down to the river, vague now with the mist stealing over them, but gold and red in the sunlight--which was the truth, which was the illusion about them?
For, to endow a college would necessitate the suppression of families altogether. It was a most strange phenomenon; and apparently--here I consulted the letter M--one confined to the male sex. The outside of the chapel remained. The only charge I could bring against the Fellows and Scholars of whatever the college might happen to be was that in protection of their turf, which has been rolled for years in succession they had sent my little fish into hiding.
Rosamond gives money to the school in Morton where Jane works.
Dinner was not till half-past seven. It can thus be seen as an example of metafiction that does not necessarily break aesthetic illusion. She died on 15 June at the age of 10, within two weeks of returning home to her father.
One solution was the schools where the fees were reduced to a minimum — so called "charity schools" — with a mission to assist families such as those of the lower clergy. To think of Milton changing the words in that poem seemed to him a sort of sacrilege.
Though she is in some ways his social equal, she is also his servant, and thus she cannot believe that he could ever fall in love with her. It is a curious fact that novelists have a way of making us believe that luncheon parties are invariably memorable for something very witty that was said, or for something very wise that was done.
This eBook is made available at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. What could be the reason, then, of this curious disparity, I wondered, drawing cart-wheels on the slips of paper provided by the British taxpayer for other purposes.
The partridges, many and various, came with all their retinue of sauces and salads, the sharp and the sweet, each in its order; their potatoes, thin as coins but not so hard; their sprouts, foliated as rosebuds but more succulent.
There was no reason to complain of human nature's daily food, seeing that the supply was sufficient and coal-miners doubtless were sitting down to less.
We do NOT keep any eBooks in compliance with a particular paper edition. If only Mrs Seton and her mother and her mother before her had learnt the great art of making money and had left their money, like their fathers and their grandfathers before them, to found fellowships and lectureships and prizes and scholarships appropriated to the use of their own sex, we might have dined very tolerably up here alone off a bird and a bottle of wine; we might have looked forward without undue confidence to a pleasant and honourable lifetime spent in the shelter of one of the liberally endowed professions.
And thus by degrees was lit, half-way down the spine, which is the seat of the soul, not that hard little electric light which we call brilliance, as it pops in and out upon our lips, but the more profound, subtle and subterranean glow which is the rich yellow flame of rational intercourse.
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If by good luck there had been an ash-tray handy, if one had not knocked the ash out of the window in default, if things had been a little different from what they were, one would not have seen, presumably, a cat without a tail. The plate was plain. Still, although Jane herself and Jane Eyre as a novel are often identified as important early figures in the feminist movement, Jane experiences much inner questioning regarding her gender role; she is not a staunch and confident feminist at all times.
It is strange how a scrap of poetry works in the mind and makes the legs move in time to it along the road. But one needed answers, not questions; and an answer was only to be had by consulting the learned and the unprejudiced, who have removed themselves above the strife of tongue and the confusion of body and issued the result of their reasoning and research in books which are to be found in the British Museum.
Her strong belief in gender and social equality challenges the Victorian prejudices against women and the poor. In a sort of jealousy, I suppose, for our own age, silly and absurd though these comparisons are, I went on to wonder if honestly one could name two living poets now as great as Tennyson and Christina Rossetti were then.
Chapter 16 The next morning, Jane is shocked to learn that the near tragedy of the night before has caused no scandal.
Far from being spring it was in fact an evening in October. An unending stream of gold and silver, I thought, must have flowed into this court perpetually to keep the stones coming and the masons working; to level, to ditch, to dig and to drain.A Break From Social Order in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte PAGES 2.
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