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Designer Tomas Maier presented a collection that was rich, sophisticated, and covetous.Milan Fall Fashion Week 2012: Raf Simons’s Last Collection at Jil Sander|Robin Givhan|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Your covetous wish that you and your daughter should reign at Hartledon is on the point of being gratified.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Portland, though strictly honest, was covetous; Albemarle was generous.
And Mme. Duvernoy began to turn it over, as it lay on the mantel-piece, looking at it with covetous eyes.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias)|Alexandre Dumas, fils
Orford was covetous and unprincipled; but he had great professional skill and knowledge, great industry, and a strong will.
For Demades was covetous and gredie of money, and indeed the lyons are more gentle when their bealyes are well filled.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer