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contented
used in Wuthering Heights

9 uses
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Definition satisfied
  • Mr. Earnshaw, provided he saw him healthy and never heard him cry, was contented, as far as regarded him.
    Chapter 8 (21% in)
  • Hindley and Cathy contented themselves with looking and listening till peace was restored: then, both began searching their father's pockets for the presents he had promised them.
    Chapter 4 (58% in)
  • I fancied the discontent of age and disease arose from his family disagreements; as he would have it that it did: really, you know, sir, it was in his sinking frame.
    Chapter 5 (19% in)
  • Whatever be your notion of Mr. Edgar, you cannot doubt that she has a capacity for strong attachments, or she wouldn't have abandoned the elegancies, and comforts, and friends of her former home, to fix contentedly, in such a wilderness as this, with you.'
    Chapter 14 (49% in)
  • Wuthering Heights and Mr. Heathcliff did not exist for her: she was a perfect recluse; and, apparently, perfectly contented.
    Chapter 18 (11% in)
  • You're too young to rest always contented, living by yourself; and I some way fancy no one could see Catherine Linton and not love her.
    Chapter 25 (4% in)
  • She didn't thank him; still, he felt gratified that she had accepted his assistance, and ventured to stand behind as she examined them, and even to stoop and point out what struck his fancy in certain old pictures which they contained; nor was he daunted by the saucy style in which she jerked the page from his finger: he contented himself with going a bit farther back and looking at her instead of the book.
    Chapter 30 (71% in)
  • Catherine, contented at first, in a brief space grew irritable and restless.
    Chapter 32 (47% in)
  • I uttered an ejaculation of discontent at seeing the dismal grate, and commenced shutting the casements, one after another, till I came to his.
    Chapter 34 (26% in)

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