Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Brontë

  • # 595402 May '13
    They are bringing it down, sir.

    They are bringing it down, sir.

  • # 595302 May '13
    Is the luggage brought down?

    Is the luggage brought down?

  • # 595227 Apr '13
    Yes, sir.

    Yes, sir.

  • # 595126 Apr '13
    Is John getting the carriage
ready?

    Is John getting the carriage ready?

  • # 595024 Apr '13
    One of
his lately hired servants, a footman, answered it.

    One of his lately hired servants, a footman, answered it.

  • # 594924 Apr '13
    and not only the pride of his life, but the desire of his
eyes,” and then telling me he would give me but ten minutes to eat
some breakfast, he rang the bell.

    and not only the pride of his life, but the desire of his eyes,” and then telling me he would give me but ten minutes to eat some breakfast, he rang the bell.

  • # 594824 Apr '13
    He took me into the dining-room, surveyed me
keenly all over, pronounced me “fair as a lily,

    He took me into the dining-room, surveyed me keenly all over, pronounced me “fair as a lily,

  • # 594724 Apr '13
    Lingerer!” he said, “my brain is on fire
with impatience, and you tarry so long!

    Lingerer!” he said, “my brain is on fire with impatience, and you tarry so long!

  • # 594624 Apr '13
    I was
received at the foot of the stairs by Mr. Rochester.

    I was received at the foot of the stairs by Mr. Rochester.

  • # 594524 Apr '13
    Jane!” called a
voice, and I hastened down.

    Jane!” called a voice, and I hastened down.

  • # 594424 Apr '13
    So I turned at the door: I saw a robed and
veiled figure, so unlike my usual self that it seemed almost the
image of a stranger.

    So I turned at the door: I saw a robed and veiled figure, so unlike my usual self that it seemed almost the image of a stranger.

  • # 594324 Apr '13
    Look at yourself in the mirror: you have not
taken one peep.

    Look at yourself in the mirror: you have not taken one peep.

  • # 594222 Apr '13
    Stop!” she cried in French.

    Stop!” she cried in French.

  • # 594122 Apr '13
    She was just
fastening my veil (the plain square of blond after all) to my hair
with a brooch; I hurried from under her hands as soon as I
could.

    She was just fastening my veil (the plain square of blond after all) to my hair with a brooch; I hurried from under her hands as soon as I could.

  • # 594022 Apr '13
    Sophie came at seven to dress me: she was
very long indeed in accomplishing her task; so long that Mr.
Rochester, grown, I suppose, impatient of my delay, sent up to ask
why I did not come.

    Sophie came at seven to dress me: she was very long indeed in accomplishing her task; so long that Mr. Rochester, grown, I suppose, impatient of my delay, sent up to ask why I did not come.

  • # 593922 Apr '13
    
CHAPTER 26

    CHAPTER 26

  • # 593822 Apr '13
    She seemed the emblem of my past
life; and here I was now to array myself to meet, the dread, but
adored, type of my unknown future day.

    She seemed the emblem of my past life; and here I was now to array myself to meet, the dread, but adored, type of my unknown future day.

  • # 593718 Apr '13
    I remember Adèle clung to me as I
left her: I remember I kissed her as I loosened her little hands
from my neck; and I cried over her with strange emotion, and
quitted her because I feared my sobs would break her still sound
repose.

    I remember Adèle clung to me as I left her: I remember I kissed her as I loosened her little hands from my neck; and I cried over her with strange emotion, and quitted her because I feared my sobs would break her still sound repose.