well-contented love

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  • The plague bacillus never dies or vanishes entirely … it can remain dormant for years and years in furniture and linen chests … it waits patiently in bedrooms, cellars, trunks, and bookshelves and … perhaps the day will come when, for the instruction of mankind, the plague will rouse its rats again and send them forth to die in a well-contented city.

    The Longest War

  • The plague bacillus never dies or vanishes entirely … it can remain dormant for years and years in furniture and linen chests … it waits patiently in bedrooms, cellars, trunks, and bookshelves and … perhaps the day will come when, for the instruction of mankind, the plague will rouse its rats again and send them forth to die in a well-contented city.

    The Longest War

  • A spirited thank you from a well-contented reader to all those who did contribute to Critical Distance for the tens of hours of preparation, original thinking, and inspiring writing.

    Out of the Ashes

  • The plague bacillus never dies or vanishes entirely … it can remain dormant for years and years in furniture and linen chests … it waits patiently in bedrooms, cellars, trunks, and bookshelves and … perhaps the day will come when, for the instruction of mankind, the plague will rouse its rats again and send them forth to die in a well-contented city.

    The Longest War

  • The plague bacillus never dies or vanishes entirely … it can remain dormant for years and years in furniture and linen chests … it waits patiently in bedrooms, cellars, trunks, and bookshelves and … perhaps the day will come when, for the instruction of mankind, the plague will rouse its rats again and send them forth to die in a well-contented city.

    The Longest War

  • From the Foreland to the Isle of Wight their nets and lines were sacred, and no other village could be found so thriving, orderly, well-conducted, and almost well-contented.

    Springhaven

  • And her father well-contented and he lookin 'at his daughter.

    The Galway Races

  • A stout and well-contented gentleman or two leaned against the high pillars of the building, and formed the centre of a human circle, that smiled as he smiled, and stopped when he stopped.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • A dozen gourds, each with a large hole in the side, completed the tenements for this well-contented Martin community.

    The Bird Study Book

  • And again: "I view the strength of our Constitution plainly appear in the sanguine and ruddy complexion of a well-contented city."

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899

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