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Far from the Madding Crowd
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covet
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • He did not covet the post relatively to the farm: in relation to herself, as beloved by him and unmarried to another, he had coveted it.
  • He did not covet the post relatively to the farm: in relation to herself, as beloved by him and unmarried to another, he had coveted it.
  • After a moment’s consideration Bathsheba assented, beckoning to Gabriel, who hastened up into the coveted atmosphere.
  • Such women as you a hundred men always covet—your eyes will bewitch scores on scores into an unavailing fancy for you—you can only marry one of that many.

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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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