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used in Gone with the Wind

26 uses
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1  —7 uses as in:
content with how things are
  • In his arms Wade slept contentedly, a cleanly picked wishbone in his small hand.
    3.17 (8% in)
  • Women knew that a land where men were contented, uncontradicted and safe in possession of unpunctured vanity was likely to be a very pleasant place for women to live.
    2.8 (83% in)
  • And if the war had not come I would have lived out my life, happily buried at Twelve Oaks, contentedly watching life go by and never being a part of it.
    4.31 (62% in)
  • She knew now that Frank would be contented to dawdle along with his dirty little store for the rest of his life.
    4.36 (95% in)
  • She had seemed so contented at Tara it came to Scarlett as a shock that she was homesick.
    4.41 (32% in)
  • He had contented himself with putting a flat roof on the remaining first floor which gave the building the squat, disproportionate look of a child's playhouse built of shoe boxes.
    4.41 (36% in)
  • This is what happens when you look back to happiness, this pain, this heartbreak, this discontent.
    5.53 (62% in)

There are no more uses of "content" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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  • Now she felt a curious warm friendliness and content.
    5.53 (32% in)
  • Not content with Stuart alone, she had set her cap for Brent as well, and with a thoroughness that overwhelmed the two of them.
    1.1 (62% in)
  • The barbecue was over and all were content to take their ease while sun was at its height.
    1.6 (35% in)
  • They had been kind in Savannah, but James and Andrew and their wives were old and content to sit quietly and talk of a past in which Scarlett had no interest.
    1.7 (82% in)
  • How could Melanie be content to stay at home and never have any fun and wear crepe for her brother when she was only eighteen years old?
    2.9 (10% in)
  • She was seventeen years old and she had a husband lying at Oakland Cemetery and a baby in his cradle at Aunt Pittypat's and everyone thought she should be content with her lot.
    2.9 (40% in)
  • She flipped back the edges of the letters, looking at the dates, remembering their contents.
    2.11 (66% in)
  • She had nursed a Charleston boy in the hospital and when he died had clipped a lock of his hair and sent it to his mother, along with the scant contents of his pockets and a comforting account of his last hours which made no mention of the torment in which he died.
    2.15 (35% in)
  • The box clattered from his hand, the contents spilling about him.
    3.26 (22% in)
  • Mammy hurried Scarlett up the dark stairs, muttering fussy remarks about cold hands and thin shoes and Scarlett looked meek and was well content.
    4.33 (99% in)
  • She wasn't like these people who had gambled everything on a Cause that was gone and were content to be proud of having lost that Cause, because it was worth any sacrifice.
    4.35 (96% in)
  • If Scarlett had a baby, she would love it and be content to stay home and tend it like other women.
    4.36 (99% in)
  • Scarlett always sat well out of the light, hidden in the protecting shadows where she was not only inconspicuous but could, unobserved, watch Ashley's face to her heart's content.
    4.41 (74% in)
  • Either they are bringing their boats ashore safely with cargoes intact or they are content to go down with all flags flying.
    4.43 (95% in)
  • "I guess that's because he isn't really in love with me," she thought and was content enough with the state of affairs.
    5.48 (42% in)
  • She went up the stairs and, opening the nursery door, found Rhett sitting beside Bonnie's crib with Ella upon his lap and Wade displaying the contents of his pocket to him.
    5.51 (63% in)
  • She raised the glass and bolted the contents with one abrupt motion of her arm, wrist stiff, just as Gerald had always taken his neat whisky, bolted it before she thought how practiced and unbecoming it looked.
    5.54 (23% in)
  • The only flaw in Bonnie's possessive joy was that she could not still ride astride like her father, but after he had explained how much more difficult it was to ride on the sidesaddle, she was content and learned rapidly.
    5.59 (14% in)
  • His voice, his manner, more than the content of his words, disturbed her, made her realize that her pleasurable excitement of a few moments ago had been untimely.
    5.63 (49% in)

There are no more uses of "content" in Gone with the Wind.

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