lane possessing a few treasures, but whose best delight lay in its solitude....

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Can you explain what is in bold please?

The ground was hard, the air was still, my road waslonely; I walked fast till I got warm, and then I walked slowly to enjoy and analyse the species of pleasurebrooding for me in the hour and situation. It was three o’clock; the church bell tolled as I passed under the belfry: the charm of the hour lay in its approaching dimness, in the low-gliding and pale-beaming sun. I was a mile from Thornfield, in a lane noted for wild roses in summer, for nuts and blackberries in autumn, and even now possessing a few coral treasures in hips and haws, but whose best winter delight lay in its utter solitude and leafless repose.

Jane Eyre
Chapter 12
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    She is describing different kinds of wild fruit that she saw on her way. She liked the way the lane looked at that time of the year.
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