content (n.)
acceptance, acquiescence
Luc.1503[of a painting of Sinon] His face though full of cares, yet showed content
MW IV.v.114[Mistress Quickly to Falstaff] You shall hear how things go, and ... to your content
Oth III.iv.116[Cassio to Desdemona] So shall I clothe me in a forced content
Per Chorus.IV.46[Gower alone] The unborn event / I do commend to your content
R2 V.v.23[Richard alone] Thoughts tending to content flatter themselves
Ven.61[of Adonis] Forced to content, but never to obey [also, verb interpretation: acquiesce]
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