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Example sentences for covetousness

The reason is that the novel is really about a timeless human vice: covetousness.
Only those consumed with jealousy and covetousness could support such an immoral piece of legislation.
The covetousness they inspire serves their twin goals of making money and preserving the status quo.
Envy, jealousy, covetousness and resentment are not the reactions of people of good will.
And sometimes the presenters' covetousness was clear.
The good padre preached to no purpose against the sin of covetousness, until his parish was almost brought to distress and famine.
Charity gives itself rich, covetousness hoards itself poor.
His face plainly expressed the conflict going on in his mind between covetousness and the claims of hospitality.

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