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contented
used in King Lear

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Definition
satisfied
  • Pr'ythee, nuncle, be contented; 'tis a naughty night to swim in.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — A part of the Heath with a Hovel. Storm continues (62% in)

There are no more uses of "contented" flagged with this meaning in King Lear.

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?  —7 uses
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  • Give ear, sir, to my sister; For those that mingle reason with your passion Must be content to think you old, and so— But she knows what she does.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (75% in)
  • Let your study Be to content your lord, who hath receiv'd you At fortune's alms.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (90% in)
  • The contents, as in part I understand them, are to blame.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (23% in)
  • It is his hand, my lord; but I hope his heart is not in the contents.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (37% in)
  • Pray you, content.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (90% in)
  • ...from the place that show'd My duty kneeling, came there a reeking post, Stew'd in his haste, half breathless, panting forth From Goneril his mistress salutations; Deliver'd letters, spite of intermission, Which presently they read: on whose contents, They summon'd up their meiny, straight took horse; Commanded me to follow and attend The leisure of their answer; gave me cold looks: And meeting here the other messenger, Whose welcome I perceiv'd had poison'd mine,— Being the very fellow...
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (10% in)
  • ] He that has and a little tiny wit— With hey, ho, the wind and the rain,— Must make content with his fortunes fit, For the rain it raineth every day.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (80% in)

There are no more uses of "contented" in King Lear.

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