content (n.)
contentment, peace of mind
2H6 IV.ix.2[King to himself] Was ever king that joyed an earthly throne, / And could command no more content than I?
3H6 III.i.64[King to Second Keeper] my crown is called content
AC III.vi.83[Caesar to Octavia, of the troubled time] which drives / O'er your content these strong necessities
AW I.iii.4[Steward to Countess] the care I have had to even your content
AYL III.ii.24[Corin to Touchstone] he that wants money, means, and content is without three good friends
H8 II.iii.20[Anne to Old Lady] 'tis better to be lowly born, / And range with humble livers in content
Ham IV.v.212.1[Claudius to Laertes] we shall jointly labour with your soul / To give it due content
Luc.1503[of a painting of Sinon] His face, though full of cares, yet showed content
MW I.i.232[Slender to Shallow, of Slender's love for Anne] I hope upon familiarity will grow more content
Oth III.iii.345[Othello to Iago] Farewell content!
Per III.ii.38[Cerimon to First Gentleman, of his medical study] which doth give me / A more content ... / Than to be thirsty after tottering honour
R3 III.ii.104[Pursuivant to Hastings, of Hasting's state] God hold it, to your honour's good content!
R3 IV.iv.319[King Richard to Queen Elizabeth] all the ruins of distressful times / Repaired with double riches of content
Sonn.1.11[] Within thine own bud buriest thy content, / And tender churl mak'st waste in niggarding
Sonn.119.13[] So I return rebuked to my content
Tim V.i.125[Flavius to Timon, outside his cave] Peace and content be here!
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