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  • She only asked to be shown how, and very contentedly did the rest. Cited from The Iron Star, by John Preston True
  • In the drawing-room they settled down before the fire very contentedly silent. Cited from Penny Plain, by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  • She sat by his side contentedly reading what he had written. Cited from Mike Fletcher, by George Moore (George Augustus Moore)
  • Upon which he went straight home, took down the board, and has lived there contentedly ever since. Cited from They and I, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • So she walked on contentedly, keeping track of the numbers as she passed along. Cited from Polly of the Hospital Staff, by Emma C. Dowd
  • He would lie for hours contentedly watching her as she worked or read to him. Cited from Herb of Grace, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • It produced no impression upon him, and he lay down contentedly to sleep. Cited from Sanine, by Michael Artzibashef
  • He married, settled down among the natives contentedly, and has never moved since. Cited from American Big Game in Its Haunts, by Various
  • And she sat down beside him, drew out her fancy-work, and worked away contentedly. Cited from Ships That Pass In The Night, by Beatrice Harraden
  • His thoughts settled contentedly upon her once more and his face cleared. Cited from The Choir Invisible, by James Lane Allen
  • What more can I say to make you think contentedly and cheerfully about me? Cited from Life of John Coleridge Patteson, by C. Yonge
  • Then he held her close in his arms, while she rested her head contentedly against his shoulder. Cited from Rebels of the Red Planet, by Charles Louis Fontenay
  • So she waited contentedly enough for his serious account of the matter, and it soon came. Cited from Patty in Paris, by Carolyn Wells
  • He walked contentedly back and forth for the matter of an hour. Cited from The Triflers, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • He can live his life quite contentedly without you. Cited from Little Eyolf, by Henrik Ibsen
  • Then she leaned contentedly against my side, and so we sat there for a time. Cited from The Way of a Man, by Emerson Hough
  • Her face broke into a smile, and she took my arm, laughing contentedly. Cited from Yolanda: Maid of Burgandy, by Charles Major
  • He stayed there at the piano quite contentedly for more than an hour. Cited from Mary Wollaston, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • The boy's face lit up and he turned from one to another contentedly. Cited from Lo, Michael!, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • She lived with an elder sister, who had resigned herself contentedly to old age. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
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Meaning of contentedly

  • adverb With equanimity
    `I bought it,' she said contentedly