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The Fountainhead
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  • He would lie in bed and watch, with contentment, through the open window, Roark’s figure moving among the bare trees that stood against a pale blue sky.
  • But instead, they were talking suddenly of their old Stanton days together, and he was laughing, holding her across his knees, her thin shoulders leaning against the circle of his arm, her eyes soft, contented.
  • And Keating thought suddenly that Francon did not really believe it and knew that Keating did not believe it, and yet they were both contented, bound tighter together by a common method and a common guilt.
  • Keating listened in thick contentment.
  • He held her in his arms and she whispered radiant plans for their future; he glanced at her with contentment; he did not hear her words; he was thinking of how it would look if they were photographed like this together and in how many papers it would be syndicated.
  • He thought of how convincingly he could describe this scene to friends and make them envy the fullness of his contentment.
  • He looked at the three pairs of eyes; they were blurred, but they turned upon him occasionally with contentment.
  • I’ll have no purpose save to keep you contented.
  • It was an earnest occupation, giving her full contentment.

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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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