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content
used in Of Human Bondage

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1  —6 uses as in:
content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • She lived with an elder sister, who had resigned herself contentedly to old age.
    1-2 — Chapters 1-2 (83% in)
  • The Frau Professor contented herself with giving them both severe looks at table and, though she dared not be rude to the Chinaman, got a certain satisfaction out of incivility to Cacilie.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (44% in)
  • At his suggestion Mrs. Carey wrote to the solicitor, saying that Philip was discontented with his work in London, and asking what he thought of a change.
    39-40 — Chapters 39-40 (15% in)
  • You seem to be a contented slave of your passions.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (47% in)
  • "A slave because I can't help myself, but not a contented one,' laughed Philip.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (48% in)
  • He was contented with life.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (42% in)

There are no more uses of "content" flagged with this meaning in Of Human Bondage.

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  • She took the lid off the pot, stirred the contents, and put it on again.
    119-120 — Chapters 119-120 (80% in)
  • With youth's lack of sympathy for an attitude other than its own he despised not a little Weeks and Hayward because they were content with the vague emotion which they called God and would not take the further step which to himself seemed so obvious.
    27-28 — Chapters 27-28 (84% in)
  • But the three elderly ladies were not content.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (45% in)
  • "Oh, why can't you be content to let it go on as it is?
    33-34 — Chapters 33-34 (87% in)
  • They had to content themselves for the most part with envying and abusing the ladies who received protection from painters of more settled respectability than their own.
    43-44 — Chapters 43-44 (84% in)
  • Since her passion for art was chiefly a passion to live the life of artists, she was quite content to neglect her own work.
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (58% in)
  • He began going to lunch at the shop, but Mildred stopped him: she said it made the girls talk; so he had to content himself with tea; but he always waited about to walk with her to the station; and once or twice a week they dined together.
    61-62 — Chapters 61-62 (1% in)
  • He was content with very little now.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (22% in)
  • He did not expect her to write often, for he knew that letter-writing came difficultly to her; and he was quite content with the clumsy little note that arrived in reply to four of his.
    73-74 — Chapters 73-74 (18% in)
  • He wondered if Mildred and Griffiths would go to a play that evening: they must kill the evening somehow; they were too stupid, both of them to content themselves with conversation: he got a fierce delight in reminding himself of the vulgarity of their minds which suited them so exactly to one anoth er.
    77-78 — Chapters 77-78 (28% in)
  • He enjoyed the relief from care; he need not worry there about the future, neither whether his money would last out nor whether he would pass his final examinations; and he could read to his heart's content.
    93-94 — Chapters 93-94 (42% in)

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