rapaciousness

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Malta is one of the remarkable instances in which we may trace a kind of penalty on the rapaciousness of the Republic.

Her rapaciousness engaged her to give endless disturbance and interruption to commerce.

The provinces groaned at once under all the severity of public imposition and the rapaciousness of private usury.

Once we lived in what we saw; now, the rapaciousness of this new power, which threatens to absorb all things, engages us.

He has so gained or absorbed into himself courage from the lion, cunning from the fox, rapaciousness from vulture and eagle.

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