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content
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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1  —1 use as in:
content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • Look around and consider the lives of all the world that we know, consider the faces of all the world that we know, consider the rage and discontent to which the Jacquerie addresses itself with more and more of certainty every hour.
    2.16 — Still Knitting (32% in)

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  • Ah, but he would be well content to precipitate himself over the hill-side once again, as on the evening when he and I first encountered, close to the same spot!
    2.15 — Knitting (36% in)
  • The guard soon replaced his blunderbuss in his arm-chest, and, having looked to the rest of its contents, and having looked to the supplementary pistols that he wore in his belt, looked to a smaller chest beneath his seat, in which there were a few smith's tools, a couple of torches, and a tinder-box.
    1.2 — The Mail (86% in)
  • Then she turned out the contents of the bowl of money for the second time, and began knotting them up in her handkerchief, in a chain of separate knots, for safe keeping through the night.
    2.16 — Still Knitting (20% in)
  • These were its contents: "Prison of the Abbaye, Paris.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (59% in)
  • At last, when he appealed by name to Monsieur Lorry, an English gentleman then and there present, who, like himself, had been a witness on that English trial and could corroborate his account of it, the Jury declared that they had heard enough, and that they were ready with their votes if the President were content to receive them.
    3.6 — Triumph (65% in)
  • Now are you content?
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (19% in)

There are no more uses of "content" in A Tale of Two Cities.

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