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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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"But as you are rich, Jane, you have now, no doubt, friends who will look after you, and not suffer you to devote yourself to a blind lameter like me?"
"I thought you would be revolted, Jane, when you saw my arm, and my cicatrised visage."
Jane is now a common grown-up, with a daughter called Margaret; and every spring cleaning time, except when he forgets, Peter comes for Margaret and takes her to the Neverland, where she tells him stories about himself, to which he listens eagerly.
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.
"Indeed," sobbed Jane indignantly, "I know that I am a f--fool for my pains.
Jane was the Cook; but she never did any cooking, because the dinner had been bought ready-made, in a box full of shavings.
She would much rather have gone to sleep than listen to Jane's confidences, which she was sure would bore her.
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. Seeing all these considerations in one breathless moment, Mr.
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 communication excited many professions of concern; and enough was said of wishing them to stay at least till the following day to work on Jane; and till the morrow their going was deferred.
What sunshine in a shady place was aunt Jane to Rebecca!