Jane Eyre’s curious aquiline simile to describe the blinded eyes of the man she loves.

‘The caged eagle, whose gold-ringed eyes cruelty has extinguished, might look as looked that sightless Samson.’ 

 

Source: Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre (London: Bounty Books, 2012 (1847)), p. 567

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