Jane Eyre

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From Lady Ritchie (W. M. Thackeray"s daughter)"s recollections of her first meeting with Charlotte Bronte: <br/><br/> "To say that we little girls had been given Jane Eyre to read scarcely represents the facts of the case; to say that we had taken it without leave, read bits here and read bits there, been carried away by an undreamed-of and hitherto unimagined whirlwind into things, times, places, all utterly absorbing, and at the same time absolutely unintelligible to us, would more accurately describe our state of mind on that summer"s evening as we look at Jane Eyre &mdash; the great Jane Eyre &mdash; the tiny little lady."

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Jane Eyre

Reading experience
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Evidence

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The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships, and Correspondence

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/90823
Accessed on 2020/03/29 01:55:59

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The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships, and Correspondence
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