To wish to obtain something in a lawful way is not coveting.
From desiring the farm, insensibly Crane drifted into coveting the mare.
Tiennette snatched from the hands of Rose and Jeanne the stockings they were coveting.
That scoundrel Cousinho—Andreas, you know—has been coveting the brig for years.
The thought of acquisition would have seemed like coveting the gold of a ...