Uriah Heep

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  1. the hypocritical and villainous clerk in Dickens' David Copperfield.

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How to use Uriah Heep in a sentence

  • But humility is not all; Uriah Heep had that and still was a most undesirable person, and so she must read on, all recipiency.

  • Don't be like Uriah Heep, begging everybody's pardon for taking the liberty of being in the world.

    How to Succeed | Orison Swett Marden
  • I first saw Uriah Heep on the day my aunt introduced me to Mr. Wickfield's house.

    The World's Greatest Books, Vol III | Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  • The Cockney voice suggested a mean, back-bent creature with bitten nails and cunning eyes, a Uriah Heep, cringing but sinister.

    Lady Lilith | Stephen McKenna
  • He had a way of dry-washing the backs of his hands like Uriah Heep.

    The Sheriff's Son | William MacLeod Raine