- But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grind-stone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner!
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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.
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Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer