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‘The marriage cannot go on!’
Music: Muzio Clementi
The cup of happiness is dashed from Jane Eyre’s lips.

THE service began. The explanation of the intent of matrimony was gone through; and then the clergyman came a step further forward, and, bending slightly towards Mr. Rochester, went on.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Mystery. Secret.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Slight. Hold. Hand.

Use together in one sentence: Answer. Breath. Wife.

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A Perfect Combination of Imperfections
Music: Ignaz Moscheles
Jane Eyre meets a not very handsome stranger, and likes him all the better for it.

HAD he been a handsome, heroic-looking young gentleman, I should not have dared to stand thus questioning him against his will, and offering my services unasked. I had hardly ever seen a handsome youth; never in my life spoken to one.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Dare. Risk.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Know. Smile. Stand.

Use together in one sentence: Thanks. Felt. Will.

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The Sign from Heaven
Music: Sir William Sterndale Bennett
Was it an over-excited imagination, or an answer to prayer?

“WERE I but convinced that it is God’s will I should marry you, I could vow to marry you here and now — come afterwards what would!”

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Herd. Heard.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Claim. Stand. Effect.

Use together in one sentence: Moonlight. Suddenly. Shall.

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Jane Eyre
Music: Sir William Sterndale Bennett
Her enemies made Jane stronger, but her lover struck a blow from which she might never recover.

JANE EYRE acquired her rebellious spirit at the hands of her vindictive aunt, Mrs Reed, and at Mr Brocklehurst’s spartan boarding school. It gave her the strength not only to survive, but to win an enviable position as governess to Adèle, daughter of Edward Rochester of Thornfield Hall.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Alone. Lonely. Remote.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: School. Nurse. Win.

Use together in one sentence: Survive. By no means. Win.

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