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Origin of lucre
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Example sentences from the Web for lucre
At this point in his life, Denton has enough filthy lucre in his bank account to affect a certain lack of interest in the stuff.The Gospel According to Nick Denton—What Next For The Gawker Founder?|Lloyd Grove|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Far beyond his well-earned lucre, this is the reason to applaud Radcliffe the most.
America with lakes of lucre, waves of wampum, a Superstorm Sandy of simoleons, a Hurricane Katrina of cash.The Federal Government Has Violated My Right to Chainsaw|P. J. O’Rourke|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He should stop wasting his time taunting Rick Perry with penny-ante bets and put his lucre to good use.
It was for no lucre of gain I took you and your swash-buckler, your Don Diego yonder, under my poor roof.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
Let us no longer cheat our consciences by talking of filthy lucre.A Window in Thrums|J. M. Barrie
Who made unfair use of government information to speculate in the funds for the sake of "filthy lucre?"
We are less lucky in that respect; we have to cast our pearls before swine too often, and all for the sake of filthy lucre.'Babylon, Volume 2 (of 3)|Grant Allen
Had not another of the selected twelve betrayed for paltry lucre?How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly