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content
used in All's Well That Ends Well

6 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • If men could be contented to be what they are, there were no fear in marriage; for young Charbon the puritan and old Poysam the papist, howsome'er their hearts are severed in religion, their heads are both one; they may joll horns together like any deer i' the herd.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Rousillon. A Room in the Palace (20% in)

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  • With very much content, my lord; and I wish it happily effected.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (73% in)
  • Madam, the care I have had to even your content, I wish might be found in the calendar of my past endeavours; for then we wound our modesty, and make foul the clearness of our deservings, when of ourselves we publish them.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Rousillon. A Room in the Palace (2% in)
  • Ay, madam; And for the contents' sake, are sorry for our pains.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (48% in)
  • The General is content to spare thee yet; And, hoodwink'd as thou art, will lead thee on To gather from thee: haply thou mayst inform Something to save thy life.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Without the Florentine camp (82% in)
  • ] The king's a beggar, now the play is done; All is well-ended if this suit be won, That you express content; which we will pay With strife to please you, day exceeding day: Ours be your patience then, and yours our parts; Your gentle hands lend us, and take our hearts.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The same. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (99% in)

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