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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Winston immediately paid over the four dollars and slid the coveted thing into his pocket.

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  • The company makes knockoffs for people who covet designer fashions, but can’t afford them.
  • He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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