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used in Arrowsmith

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content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • He woke early and thought contentedly of the day; he hurried to his work, devout, unseeing.
    Chapter 4 (59% in)
  • He was contented enough in gossiping about fishing with the barber, nor was he condescending to meteorologicomania, but except for Leora he had no one with whom he could talk of his work.
    Chapter 16 (42% in)
  • She was as easily and automatically contented by herself as a pussy cat, and he had never before worried about her amusement.
    Chapter 21 (50% in)
  • Again it was Sondelius who got Ira Hinkley out, not too discontented, while Martin could only sputter, "Now how do you suppose that maniac ever got here?
    Chapter 33 (52% in)

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  • Sondelius seemed well content.
    Chapter 32 (62% in)
  • Never bein' content with what SEEMS true!
    Chapter 3 (27% in)
  • They laughed easily and were content to be themselves, and with them Martin was content to forget how noble he was.
    Chapter 3 (96% in)
  • They laughed easily and were content to be themselves, and with them Martin was content to forget how noble he was.
    Chapter 3 (96% in)
  • Therefore, you will learn the properties of drugs and the contents of prescriptions BECAUSE I TELL YOU TO!
    Chapter 5 (18% in)
  • He appeared curiously determined, curiously content.
    Chapter 10 (55% in)
  • So they descended to supper, an old-fashioned Iowa supper with corn fritters and many little dishes which were of interest after the loving but misinformed cooking of Leora, and they went to the movies and held hands and were not ill content.
    Chapter 19 (40% in)
  • As they laid out the food they hummed with the intimacy of understanding, and when she trilled, "Now hurry up, lazy one, and put those cups on that horrid old table," it was as one who was content to be with him forever.
    Chapter 20 (98% in)
  • For years she had seemed content to grow her roses, to make her startling hats, to almond-cream her lovely hands, and listen to her husband's improper stories—and for years she had been a lonely woman.
    Chapter 22 (81% in)
  • The childish Martin Arrowsmith, so unworthy of Leora's old quiet wisdoms, was not content with her acceptance by the Group.
    Chapter 22 (86% in)
  • So long as Dr. Gottlieb feels that you yourself are satisfied with your progress, I shall be content.
    Chapter 26 (60% in)
  • He fretfully prepared a slide from the flask contents and examined it under the microscope.
    Chapter 28 (9% in)
  • Had he been an acceptable hero, like Major Rippleton Holabird, he would have chucked the contents of the flask into the sink, avowed with pretty modesty, "Silly!
    Chapter 28 (13% in)
  • Ah, den the X Principle may be present in the intestinal contents.
    Chapter 28 (69% in)
  • In a week he had obtained the Principle from intestinal contents and from other gluteal boils, finding an especial amount in boils which were "healing of themselves"; and he transplanted his new Principle, in a heaven of triumph, of admiration for Gottlieb.
    Chapter 28 (70% in)
  • His absorption in osmotic pressure determinations did not content him when he sat in his prim hotel room and was reduced from Dr. Arrowsmith to a man who had no one to talk to.
    Chapter 37 (1% in)

There are no more uses of "content" in Arrowsmith.

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