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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • There was one odd thing, though, that I never understood: in spite of Atticus's shortcomings as a parent, people were content to re-elect him to the state legislature that year, as usual, without opposition.
    p. 326.7
content = satisfied
  • Thereafter the summer passed in routine contentment.
    p. 9.7
  • contentment = satisfaction
  • Routine contentment was: improving our treehouse that rested between giant twin chinaberry trees in the back yard, fussing, running through our list of dramas based on the works of Oliver Optic, Victor Appleton, and Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    p. 9.8
  • contentment = satisfaction
  • I contented myself with asking Jem if he'd lost his mind.
    p. 24.2
  • contented = satisfied
  • Miss Stephanie eyed me suspiciously, decided that I meant no impertinence, and contented herself with, "Well, you won't get very far until you start wearing dresses more often."
    p. 308.4
  • contented = satisfied
  • I had lost the thread of conversation long ago, when they quit talking about Tom Robinson's wife, and had contented myself with thinking of Finch's Landing and the river.
    p. 312.4
  • contented = satisfied
  • I was content to learn that Aunt Alexandra could be pierced sufficiently to feel gratitude for help given.
    p. 312.9
  • content = satisfied
  • "Okay," I said, quite content with thirty cents and Cecil.
    p. 344.1
content = satisfied
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