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The Count of Monte Cristo
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avarice
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Ah, how strange it seems that such a young and beautiful woman should be so avaricious.
  • Hatred evidently inspired the Englishman, who, knowing no other reproach to bring on the count, accused him of avarice.
  • They were influenced by hatred, by avarice, and by self-love; but I was base, and for want of courage acted against my judgment.
  • "I did not come to Rome to see," said Danglars aloud; then he added softly, with an avaricious smile, "I came to touch!" and he rapped his pocket-book, in which he had just placed a letter.
  • Good, so much the better," said Caderousse, his eyes sparkling with avarice.
  • No, it will all go well; M. d’Epinay, if he is an honorable man, will consider himself more than ever pledged to Mademoiselle de Villefort, unless he were actuated by a decided feeling of avarice, but that is impossible."

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  • We can try both to minimize greed and avarice and to channel them into directions beneficial to society.
  • She was doomed to an empty life motivated by avarice.

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