"Indeed he is--in three days, he says: that will be next Thursday;and not alone either; he sends directions for all the bestbedrooms to be prepared; and the library and drawing-rooms are to becleaned out; I am to get more kitchen hands from the George Inn, atMillcote, and from wherever else I can." (Bronte 17).
"Mr. Rochester is not likely to return soon, I suppose?" (Brronte 17)
"She gets good wages, I guess?"
I once, overheard part of a dialogue betweenLeah and one of the charwomen, of which Grace formed the subject.Leah had been saying something I had not caught, and the charwomanremarked -"
Mr. Rochester, on his black horse, Mesrour,Pilot bounding before him; at his side rode a lady, and he and shewere the first of the party.
"I wish I had as good; not that mine are to complain of; but they're not one fifth of the sum Mrs. Poole receives; I should not wonder but she has saved enough to keep her independent if she liked to leave;"