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mercenary
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
  • The gold-headed cane is farcical considered as an acknowledgment to me; but happily I am above mercenary considerations.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (15% in)
  • Think no unfair evil of her, pray: she had no wicked plots, nothing sordid or mercenary; in fact, she never thought of money except as something necessary which other people would always provide.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (44% in)

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