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Jane. 1860--1935, US social reformer, feminist, and pacifist, who founded Hull House, a social settlement in Chicago: Nobel peace prize 1931

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Charles (1912— ) famed cartoonist of the macabre. [Am. Comics: NCE, 19]
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Anne," said Jane, still more solemnly, "what do you think of my brother Billy?
No, she, Anne Shirley, was lying there, wide awake, in her own bed, and Jane Andrews was beside her, calmly proposing for her brother Billy.
She had not been prepared to have Jane Fairfax succeed Mr.
The explanation would take time, and time would give his wife an opportunity of discovering Lady Jane.
Presently Tarzan took to the trees, and Jane, wondering that she felt no fear, began to realize that in many respects she had never felt more secure in her whole life than now as she lay in the arms of this strong, wild creature, being borne, God alone knew where or to what fate, deeper and deeper into the savage fastness of the untamed forest.
The master of the house heard with real sorrow that they were to go so soon, and repeatedly tried to persuade Miss Bennet that it would not be safe for her-- that she was not enough recovered; but Jane was firm where she felt herself to be right.
What sunshine in a shady place was aunt Jane to Rebecca
Once a week Jane's nurse had her evening off; and then it was Wendy's part to put Jane to bed.
Gentle, soft dream, nestling in my arms now, you will fly, too, as your sisters have all fled before you: but kiss me before you go--embrace me, Jane.
Three days from the spot where Tarzan had been marooned the Kincaid came to anchor in the mouth of a great river, and presently Rokoff came to Jane Clayton's cabin.
You will know soon enough, Jane," replied Agatha, suddenly grave.
Lucinda sat upon the upset kitchen stove and stared, and Jane leaned against the kitchen dresser and smiled; but neither of them made any remark.