If you are foolish enough to be contented
, don't show it, but grumble with the rest; and if you can do with a little, ask for a great deal.
You are much too rich and too wonderful a personage for a homeless orphan like me; but," she added, tucking her arm through his with a contented
little sigh, "I have you, and I shall not let you go
To say the truth, so whimsical are the desires of ambition, the very moment this youth had attained the above-mentioned honour, he would have been well contented
to have retired to some corner of the world, where the fame of it should never have reached his ears.