In Jane Eyre, when did Jane Eyre give way to her grief?  

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In Chapter 23, Jane is overcome with grief, believing she must leave Thornfield. Jane can no longer bear the intense love she has for Mr. Rochester, thinking that Blanche Ingram is to be his bride. At a party he hosted previously, the behaviors of Rochester and Miss Ingram had convinced Jane that they would soon marry. Her deep sadness is apparent in the following passage:

I sobbed convulsively; for I could repress...

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