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Childhood's End
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  • The simple ritual gave him much contentment, and he would continue it as long as he had the strength.
  • Jan Rodricks, though he seldom appreciated his luck, would have been even more discontented in an earlier age.
  • As their material conditions improve, men raise their sights and become discontented with powers and possessions that once would have seemed beyond their wildest dreams.
  • He had no material worries, yet he was discontented and saw no cure for his condition.
  • But most of the time, with a contented resignation that comes normally to a man only at the end of a long and busy life, he sat before the keyboard and filled the air with his beloved Bach.
  • It was the sight of that commonplace, brightly coloured rattle beating steadily in airy isolation half a metre away from any support, while Jennifer Anne, her chubby fingers clasped tightly together, lay with a smile of calm contentment on her face.

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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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