I passed the golf course, as green as an Irish post card and envied the couple strolling down the fairway.
It wasn't the open road wanderers I envied but the home town golfers; they seemed so content in their pastoral surroundings.
While he envied them, Gabriel really didn't want to go through all that shit with his own mate.
It was not a decision he envied; he alone knew what a burden it was to know the fate of a planet and its inhabitants rested upon his shoulders.
While Dean's mood had slowly improved, he still envied their contentment.
For a moment she envied their working environment.
Came to the throne in 1774 Chartres still found himself looked on coldly at court; Marie Antoinette hated him, and envied him for his wealth, wit and freedom from etiquette, and he was not slow to return her hatred with scorn.
And envied the freedom the Scots had won.
The Frankish synods emphasize the crime of seizing church property of every kind, including the vast estates so envied by the lay nobility.
The acquisition of Khelat led, however, to a new war, as Kaikobad's ally, the Ayyubite prince, envied him this conquest.
For centuries they were also tolerated by the commons; but the other orders - ecclesiastics and nobles - resented their religious exclusiveness or envied their wealth, and gradually fostered the growth of popular prejudice against them.
He envied the brutes; he envied the very stones on the street, and the tiles on the houses.
The politicians who envied his talents and believed him a rascal raised the cry of treason.
As to the serfs the only indication was that three out of their huge retinue disappeared during the night, but nothing was stolen; and as to the value of their possessions, the thirty peasant carts that had come in from their estates and which many people envied proved to be extremely valuable and they were offered enormous sums of money for them.