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  • Seu ratio dederit, seu sors objecerit, illa contentus vivat, &c.Hor. 244.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Celsitudo tua prandeat sola, absque apparatu aulico, contentus sit illustrissimus princeps duobus tantum ferculis, vinoque Rhenano solum in mensa utatur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Semper intra satietatem a mensa recedat, uno ferculo, contentus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Is stipe contentus, et hi asses integros sibi multiplicari jubent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Apollo praetulit, qui terminos agri sui nunquam excesserat, rure suo contentus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Nemo caret, Nemo sorte sua vivit contentus, Nemo in amore sapit,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Parvo contentus, in the meanwhile, I hear my pupils parse and construe, worshipful sir, and drive away my time with the aid of the Muses.

    Kenilworth

  • He answered, I was but a young man and did not know the world, or I would not tax him with extortion, whose only aim was to live contentus parvo, and keep off importuna pauperies.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • Parum fuit ei regnum istud, non fuit animus eius contentus regno Britanni�.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Also with contentus; as, -- fortūnā amīcī gaudeō, _I rejoice at the fortune of my friend (i.e. on account of it_); victōriā suā glōriantur, _they exult over their victory_; nātūrā locī cōnfīdēbant, _they trusted in the character of their country_ (lit. _were confident on account of the character_).a. fīdō and cōnfīdō always take the Dative of the person (§ 187, II, a); sometimes the Dative of the thing.

    New Latin Grammar

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