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- 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 attain.Chapter 2 (91% in)
- Tom presently wondered to find that his coveted vacation was beginning to hang a little heavily on his hands.Chapter 22 (32% in)
There are no more uses of "covet" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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