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Why ‘nurse’ Grace Poole is the greatest puzzle in Jane Eyre

Sarah Wise London, United Kingdom   Plate 5 (V), unnamed artist, illustration in Dr Alexander Morison’s Outlines of Lectures on Mental Diseases, 1826, purporting to show:‘Monomania With Pride, a female in whom, although a pauper, ideas of wealth and grandeur are predominant. She is liable to violent fits of fury when her delusions are called into […]