content (n.)
substance, matter, meaning
AYL V.iv.127[Hymen to all] Here's eight that must take hands ... / If truth holds true contents [unclear reading: if they remain true to their vows, now that they are truly known to each other]
LLL V.ii.515[Princess to King, of the pageant] the contents / Dies in the zeal of that which it presents [i.e. the eagerness of the presenters will murder the subject-matter]
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