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Usage examples for contents

  1. Contents: The Errand Boy. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  2. Mrs. Pontellier was always very generous with the contents of such a box; she was quite used to receiving them when away from home. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  3. When the will is read there will be no one present but ourselves, and I don't see why its contents should not be kept a secret for a time; at any rate, we can ask Mr. Prendergast's opinion upon that subject. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  4. Juliana knew the contents. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  5. The contents I put- elsewhere. – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  6. " I've sold shoes all the afternoon," he screamed, rushing into the little brown house, and for a moment forgetting the paper bag and its precious contents. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  7. The new- born secretary obeyed, and having read the contents said the matter was one to be discussed in private. – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  8. And you have opened it and gone into the contents? – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  9. First, for an account of its contents. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  10. Suppose their contents, therefore, should be unknown to me?" – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  11. There is something important in the contents, something she must keep secret. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  12. He turned to find a woman kneeling to try to pick up the contents of her purse. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  13. Aramis begged to be allowed to read it, and read it without D'Artagnan feeling in the slightest degree embarrassed by the circumstance that he was so well acquainted with the contents of it. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  14. That its contents are my property; that none has a right to.... – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  15. My words have just the power of their spiritual contents. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  16. He took from the dog such of the contents as had not fallen into the water, went to his cabin and examined them carefully. – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  17. Is there any change in the contents of the tube? – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
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