Sentence Examples

  • Augustus was a covetous, cruel and superstitious man, but these qualities were redeemed by his political caution and his wise methods of government.
  • As a contemporary chronicler wrote, the realm was out of all good governanceas it has been many days before the king was simple, and led by covetous councillors, and owed more than he was worth.
  • Marca, clever and covetous, was also an historian of note.
  • The former community was, he says, sorely oppressed by the covetous Cistercians.
  • The miners were an energetic, covetous, wandering, abnormally excitable body of men.