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used in Oliver Twist

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excessive desire for wealth
  • Ill-treating the boys, you covetous, avaricious, in-sa-ti-a-ble old fence?' said the man, seating himself deliberately.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (24% in)
  • Give it here, you avaricious old skeleton, give it here!'
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (45% in)

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