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used in Dracula

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  • The dawn is close at hand, and we have reason to be content with our first night's work.
    Chapter 19 (48% in)
content = satisfied
  • I am content if I am like the rest, so that no man stops if he sees me, or pauses in his speaking if he hears my words, 'Ha, ha!'
    Chapter 2 (50% in)
  • content = satisfied
  • Why, it's them that, not content with printin' lies on paper an' preachin' them out of pulpits, does want to be cuttin' them on the tombstones.
    Chapter 6 (22% in)
  • content = satisfied
  • But I'm content, for it's comin' to me, my deary, and comin' quick.
    Chapter 6 (95% in)
  • content = satisfied
  • At five o'clock I looked in on him, and found him seemingly as happy and contented as he used to be.
    Chapter 9 (87% in)
  • contented = satisfied and unworried
  • The man, who seemed a decent fellow enough, contented himself by telling him to 'shut up for a foul-mouthed beggar', whereon our man accused him of robbing him and wanting to murder him and said that he would hinder him if he were to swing for it.
    Chapter 12 (60% in)
  • contented = satisfied
  • I opened the window and signed to the man not to notice, so he contented himself after looking the place over and making up his mind as to what kind of place he had got to by saying, 'Lor' bless yer, sir, I wouldn't mind what was said to me in a bloomin' madhouse.'
    Chapter 12 (61% in)
  • contented = satisfied
  • There are terrible things yet to learn of, but if you have so far traveled on the road to poor Lucy's death, you will not be content, I know, to remain in the dark.
    Chapter 17 (35% in)
  • content = satisfied
  • All those out-breaks were in some way linked with the proximity of the Count. What then does this absolute content mean?
    Chapter 17 (56% in)
  • content = satisfaction
  • So I contented myself with making a general statement that he appeared to be improving very rapidly, that I would have a longer chat with him in the morning, and would then see what I could do in the direction of meeting his wishes.
    Chapter 18 (82% in)
  • contented = satisfied
  • I am content to implore in such a case, not on personal grounds, but for the sake of others.
    Chapter 18 (85% in)
  • content = satisfied
  • When I entered his room he was sitting on a stool in the centre, with his elbows on his knees, and his face was the picture of sullen discontent.
    Chapter 19 (64% in)
  • discontent = dissatisfaction

    (Editor's note:  The prefix "dis-" in discontent means not or opposite. It reverses the meaning of content as seen in words like disagree, disconnect, and disappear.)
  • She tried to school herself to the belief, and manifestly for her husband's sake, tried to seem content.
    Chapter 23 (65% in)
content = satisfied
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