I saw what gave the distinct lie to my hypothesis

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sampathronjay

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Sinhala
I assume that this means that what Jane thought (hypothesis) was made a lie.


‘But, sir, when I said so to myself on rising this morning, and when I looked round the room to gather courage and comfort from the cheerful aspect of each
familiar object in full daylight, there—on the carpet—I saw what gave the distinct lie to my hypothesis,—the veil, torn from top to bottom in two halves!

Jane Eyre
Chapter 25
 
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