Both Uses of
Uses with a very common or rare meaning:
- There lived a sage called Chúli then, Devoutest of the sons of men; His days in penance rites he spent, A glorious saint, most continent.†
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- One hundred leagues in fair extent An island(705) fronts the continent: No man may tread its glittering shore, With utmost heed that isle explore, For the fair country owns the sway Of Ráva? whom we burn to slay.†
(meaning too common or rare to warrant focus) More commonly, the word form contient is used to describe a very large land mass.