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  • Contentedly Sam Clark drove off, in the heavy traffic of three Fords and the Minniemashie House Free ’Bus.
  • She contentedly lugged her pasteboard telescope from the station to her cousin, Tina Malmquist, maid of all work in the residence of Mrs. Luke Dawson.
  • They were biology and mystery; their speech was slang phrases and flares of poetry; their silences were contentment, or shaky crises when his arm took her shoulder.
  • Is there never any contentment, never any rest?
  • With agreeable doubt they ventured through the bamboo shoots into the golden fried noodles of the chow mein; and Dave Dyer did a not very humorous Chinese dance with Nat Hicks; and there was hubbub and contentment.
  • Yet to the casual eye she was not discontented, she was not an abnormal and distressing traitor to the faith of Main Street.
  • There would be no more trouble or discontent in the world if everybody worked as hard as Pa did when he cleared our first farm.
  • There’s the same discontent in women with eight children and one more coming—always one more coming!
  • He was completing his protest, "You don’t want to be mixed up in all this orgy of meaningless discontent?"
  • I’m trying to develop my own large capacity for dullness and contentment.
  • But it was the contentment of the lost hunter stopping to rest.
  • It is contentment . the contentment of the quiet dead, who are scornful of the living for their restless walking.
  • It is contentment . the contentment of the quiet dead, who are scornful of the living for their restless walking.
  • It has not yet been recorded that any human being has gained a very large or permanent contentment from meditation upon the fact that he is better off than others.
  • She liked the smell of hot earth and clean grease; and the leisurely chug-a-chug, chug-a-chug of the trucks was a song of contentment in the sun.
  • Not sure about the rest of it but I guess that’s what you and all the other discontented young women really want: some stranger kissing your hand!"
  • If you had five kids and no hired girl, and had to help with the chores and separate the cream, like these farmers’ wives, then you wouldn’t be so discontented."
  • She sat up, and took advantage of her victory: "I don’t want to rub it in, but you can see for yourself now, this is all a result of your being so discontented and not appreciating the dear good people here.

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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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