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It was for no lucre of gain I took you and your swash-buckler, your Don Diego yonder, under my poor roof.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
Let us no longer cheat our consciences by talking of filthy lucre.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
Who made unfair use of government information to speculate in the funds for the sake of "filthy lucre?"
We are less lucky in that respect; we have to cast our pearls before swine too often, and all for the sake of filthy lucre.'
Had not another of the selected twelve betrayed for paltry lucre?
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Into their calculations, ideas of lucre did not enter, money had no value.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN
When Henley was once accused that he did all for lucre, he retorted that some do nothing for it.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
It is not my custom to admit people into my house for the sake of lucre.
THE BIBLE IN SPAINGEORGE BORROW
You are all after the filthy lucre, wantin' to live on other folks.'
THE BOOK OF THE BUSHGEORGE DUNDERDALE
Donning a bright smile the Babe approaches the farmer and presses the lucre into his honest palm.

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