Sentence Examples with the word contentment

But from the new point of view its method was inadequate too, its contentment with an induction that merely leaves an opponent silent, when experiment and the application of a calculus were within the possibilities.

The contentment that consumed her body and soul wasn't merely the satisfaction of lovemaking.

When Nature made him, she gave him a strong body and contentment for his portion, and propped him on every side with reverence and reliance, that he might live out his threescore years and ten a child.

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The history of the country became one of peaceful progress marked by the growing contentment of the people.

He interested me because he was so quiet and solitary and so happy withal; a well of good humor and contentment which overflowed at his eyes.

Elisabeth's sigh of contentment rippled across the nape of his neck.

In the presidential election of 1880 the Republican party carried the day after an unusually quiet canvass, a result largely due to popular contentment with the then existing state of public affairs.

Cobden was thus relegated to private life, and retiring to his country house at Dunford, he spent his time in perfect contentment in cultivating his land and feeding his pigs.

Neither France nor Europe took seriously his rather vague declaration of his contentment with the role of constitutional monarch of the France of 1815.

Her sigh was a mixture of contentment and relief.