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The Idiot
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  • Mrs. Epanchin began to show signs of discontent, and that was a serious matter.
  • Aglaya did not begin the conversation, but contented herself with watching her companion intently.
  • He did not speak much, only answering such questions as were put to him, and gradually settled down into unbroken silence, listening to what went on, and steeped in perfect satisfaction and contentment.
  • Very probably he passed disturbed nights, and was afflicted with bad dreams; but, during the daytime, among his fellow-men, he seemed as kind as ever, and even contented; only a little thoughtful when alone.
  • I think such an individual really does become a type of his own—a type of commonplaceness which will not for the world, if it can help it, be contented, but strains and yearns to be something original and independent, without the slightest possibility of being so.

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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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