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contented
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Great Expectations
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  • I reflected that even in those untoward times there must have been latent in Biddy what was now developing, for, in my first uneasiness and discontent I had turned to her for help, as a matter of course.
  • For although Mr. Trabb had my measure already, and had previously been quite contented with it, he said apologetically that it "wouldn’t do under existing circumstances, sir,—wouldn’t do at all."
  • If only Estella had come to be a spectator of our proceedings, I should have felt sufficiently discontented; but as she brought with her the three ladies and the gentleman whom I had seen below, I didn’t know what to do.
  • That he had left me at the forge,—far from contented, yet, by comparison happy!
  • It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one’s self in going by, and I know right well that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
  • It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one’s self in going by, and I know right well that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
  • He put his pipe back in his mouth with an undisturbed expression of face, and sat as composed and contented as if we were already out of England.
  • Mr. Wopsle, conceding his fin with a gracious dignity, was immediately shoved into a dusty corner, while everybody danced a hornpipe; and from that corner, surveying the public with a discontented eye, became aware of me.

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  • She grew more contented with age.
  • It’s hard to get her to consider a change because she is so contented with the way things are.

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