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content
used in Persuasion

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content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • Elizabeth did not quite equal her father in personal contentment.
    Chapter 1 (49% in)
  • That Lady Russell, of steady age and character, and extremely well provided for, should have no thought of a second marriage, needs no apology to the public, which is rather apt to be unreasonably discontented when a woman does marry again, than when she does not; but Sir Walter's continuing in singleness requires explanation.
    Chapter 1 (30% in)
  • There was too much wind to make the high part of the new Cobb pleasant for the ladies, and they agreed to get down the steps to the lower, and all were contented to pass quietly and carefully down the steep flight, excepting Louisa; she must be jumped down them by Captain Wentworth.
    Chapter 12 (47% in)
  • Miss Elliot, surrounded by her cousins, and the principal object of Colonel Wallis's gallantry, was quite contented.
    Chapter 20 (54% in)

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  • On the contents of that letter depended all which this world could do for her.
    Chapter 23 (42% in)

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