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Definitions of Jane

  1. A coin of Genoa; any small coin.
  2. A kind of twilled cotton cloth. See Jean.
  3. See Jean.
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Quotes of Jane

  1. The Dick, Jane and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best. – Chris Van Allsburg
  2. The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane – Bette Davis
  3. I'll leave the swearing to the Jane Fondas. – Irene Dunne
  4. Jane Austen is at the end of the line that begins with Samuel Richardson, which takes wonder and magic out of the novel, treats not the past but the present. – Leslie Fiedler
  5. When Jane and I spoke out, people thought, What ungrateful children those two kids are to be that nasty about their father. – Peter Fonda
  6. Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen. – Mark Haddon
  7. I kinda go for the Jane Eyre type of film. I am fascinated by classics. – Tippi Hedren
  8. I was the Jane Roe of Roe vs. Wade, but Jane Roe has been laid to rest. – Norma McCorvey
  9. I do want to write about Jane Whitefield again, but only when I have a good enough idea- something I've figured out about her that's news and that's worth a reader's time. – Thomas Perry
  10. I would even go to Washington, which is saying something for me, just to glimpse Jane Q. Public, being sworn in as the first female president of the United States, while her husband holds the Bible and wears a silly pill box hat and matching coat. – Anna Quindlen
  11. It was a good experience working with Roger Vadim and Jane Fonda. – Terry Southern
  12. I remain loyal to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert in music and to Shakespeare and Jane Austen in literature. – Anne Stevenson
  13. Jane Austen was an extraordinary woman; to actually be able to survive as a novelist in those days- unmarried- was just unheard of. – Julie Walters
  14. How can a guy climb trees, say Me Tarzan, You Jane and make a million? – Johnny Weissmuller

Usage examples for Jane

  1. What is that, Jane – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. Shall I leave it to you, Jane – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  3. Well, Jane and where's your doll, my dear? – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  4. " I beg pardon, it is for yourself, Mr Rokens," said Martha and Jane together. – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. Yes, said Jane wasn't it? – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  6. I don't know, but what is certain is, that the face of Jane becomes celestial when she speaks of him. – The Silver Cross or The Carpenter of Nazareth by Eugène Sue
  7. " Have you heard," said Jane with an effort-" have you heard anything of the will?" – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  8. " I've heard something very nice about Jane said Anne. – Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  9. Meantime my Aunt Jane married a second time, a brother of Lord Crawford's. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  10. Surely you are mistaken, Jane – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  11. It's no use your looking like that, Aunt Jane – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  12. How are we to prevent him, Jane you and I? – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. I'd be afraid to leave her alone with old Jane – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  14. You see that's why I'm 'Billy' instead of being a proper 'Susie, ' or 'Bessie, ' or 'Sally Jane – Miss Billy by Eleanor H. Porter
  15. Poor little Jane only ten years old, cried herself to sleep, to think she must leave her home, and Harry was to go to live with an aunt until his mother found some way of making a living. – Queer Stories for Boys and Girls by Edward Eggleston
  16. Oh, Jane I'm thankful. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  17. I have not found fault with you for anything as yet, have I, Jane – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  18. Jane what's the matter? – Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories by Robert Herrick
  19. And you oughtn't talk that way, Jane it doesn't sound very well in a girl your age to talk about any one's having to marry any one! – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  20. And if anything was the matter with a fellow's mother, he always went and showed the letter to Jane – Some-Christmas-Stories by Dickens, Charles

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