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content
used in Measure for Measure

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content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • Break off thy song, and haste thee quick away; Here comes a man of comfort, whose advice Hath often still'd my brawling discontent.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — A Room in Mariana's House (12% in)

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  • Sir, I have been an unlawful bawd time out of mind; but yet I will be content to be a lawful hangman.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (8% in)
  • Be you content, fair maid: It is the law, not I, condemns your brother: Were he my kinsman, brother, or my son, It should be thus with him;—he must die to-morrow.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (45% in)
  • Be satisfied; Your brother dies to-morrow; be content.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (58% in)
  • How will you do to content this substitute, and to save your brother?
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (69% in)
  • The image of it gives me content already; and I trust it will grow to a most prosperous perfection.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (96% in)
  • The contents of this is the return of the duke; you shall anon over-read it at your pleasure, where you shall find within these two days he will be here.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (93% in)
  • ] Now will I write letters to Angelo,— The provost, he shall bear them,—whose contents Shall witness to him I am near at home, And that, by great injunctions, I am bound To enter publicly: him I'll desire To meet me at the consecrated fount, A league below the city; and from thence, By cold gradation and well-balanced form.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (52% in)

There are no more uses of "content" in Measure for Measure.

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