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Leaves of Grass
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  • In one, at a bounteous morning meal, Sat peaceful parents with contented sons.
  • …down the Mississippi, As I wander’d over the prairies, As I have lived, as I have look’d through my windows my eyes, As I went forth in the morning, as I beheld the light breaking in the east, As I bathed on the beach of the Eastern Sea, and again on the beach of the Western Sea, As I roam’d the streets of inland Chicago, whatever streets I have roam’d, Or cities or silent woods, or even amid the sights of war, Wherever I have been I have charged myself with contentment and triumph.

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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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