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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Content as infant smiling through its dreams.
            —William Allingham
  Content as the males of Adrianus.
  A contented man is like a good tennis-player, who never fatigues and confounds himself running eternally after the ball, but stays till it comes to him.
  Contented as a Fox when the Hounds were drawn off and gone home from him.
            —Colley Cibber
  Her sweet content is like a flattering glass to make my face seem fairer to mine eye.
            —Thomas Heywood
  Mutual content is like a river, which must have its banks on either side.
            —Alain René Le Sage

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