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content
used in Rose Red

9 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • But before he left, he entered my bedroom and left a red rose on the pillow next to me, the thorns neatly removed with a penknife, the smell so luscious and filling me and my dreams with contentment.
    4 — 1909 (12% in)
  • My children fill and occupy a place in me that sings of contentment and satisfaction.
    6 — 1911-1915 (24% in)

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  • Sukeena reports that the child was playing by herself and seemed quite content at the time.
    8 — 1917 (8% in)
  • Some effort has been made to protect the integrity of Mrs. Rimbauer and her descendants, though never at the cost of content.
    1 — November, 2000 (95% in)
  • To-day, I'm told Pilchert will remove the back of the dresser in an effort to reach the drawer's contents.
    2 — 1907 (10% in)
  • -and that to hear such talk (taken in confidence, I'm sure) adds a great deal of verisimilitude to the content of their exchange.
    4 — 1909 (5% in)
  • I have dismissed his nanny, Miss Susan McConnell, for the present, content to be alone with my child, the heir to Rose Red.
    6 — 1911-1915 (24% in)
  • She has been "quiet" for many months now, content, I suppose, to use her energies to grow with the construction.
    7 — 1915-1916 (73% in)
  • ...is no "link" to these excerpts from any of the web-published pages. you must therefore type in the url given here (exactly as it is written) in order to reach this private library of ellen's most personal moments. a further warning: some of the content therein is explicitly sexual, and is not intended for persons under the age of eighteen. in point of fact, ellen rimbauer apparently became obsessed with recounting her nearly nightly bedroom activities over the next several months,...
    8 — 1917 (97% in)

There are no more uses of "content" in Rose Red.

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