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- Sydney Carton looked at his punch and looked at his complacent friend;2.11 — A Companion Picture (62% in)
complacent = contented (unworried and happy)
- Sydney Carton looked at his punch and looked at his complacent friend; drank his punch and looked at his complacent friend.2.11 — A Companion Picture (63% in)
- All this while, Defarge, with his pipe in his mouth, walked up and down, complacently admiring, but never interfering; in which condition, indeed, as to the business and his domestic affairs, he walked up and down through life.2.16 — Still Knitting (21% in)
- Here and there, the inmate has visitors to see the sight; then he points his finger, with something of the complacency of a curator or authorised exponent, to this cart and to this, and seems to tell who sat here yesterday, and who there the day before.3.15 — The Footsteps Die Out For Ever (17% in)
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