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He was altogether a fierce, grudging, covetous little creature.
BROWNIES AND BOGLESLOUISE IMOGEN GUINEY
I will therefore be the richer by charitable laying out, while the worldling will be poorer by his covetous hoarding up.'
In the end a covetous man succeeded in wheedling Tchaikov away from us.
WITH THE JUDANS IN THE PALESTINE CAMPAIGNJ. H. (JOHN HENRY) PATTERSON
We need not look upon the territory now held by Great Britain with a covetous eye.
THE SEAT OF EMPIRECHARLES CARLETON COFFIN
Now King Mark was a man of a mean and covetous mind, and he loved not to give money.
They form a proud blazon for any corps, and one that might satisfy the most covetous of honour.
It did him no harm after, and my mother would not have done it but for him being so covetous.
Kennedy took his customary place, and Joe followed, but not without casting a covetous glance at the treasures in the ravine.
For he is as covetous of wealth as he is conceited about his personal appearance.
Brunain la Vache au Prestre recounts a trick played on a covetous priest.

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