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Stealing was reprehended in the Ten Commandments, and so was covetousness.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
These details having been arranged, it remained only for the Burbages to save their building from the covetousness of Alleyn.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
They talked of the covetousness and want of scruple of the Knights, of their passion for aggrandizement and their rapacity.
They sowed in the hearts of youth the seed of covetousness, and they excited it with the bait of the most insatiable passions.
Envy and covetousness had long since stifled every sentiment of honor and self-respect in his base heart.File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau