He wondered if years of disappointment had driven his most trusted friend away as greed did Ne'Rin's father.
Ethics have gone out the door and greed is in.
The other features noted in the epistle, their turbulence, drunkenness and greed, all happen to be verified in the pages of ancient writers like Polybius.
Perhaps I was being unfair but everything we'd been able to do was close to ending with a sad whimper, due to the greed of this woman.
Bogha, was without the greed and ambition of his predecessors.
It seems to have begun in really voluntary agreements; but for these the unscrupulous greed of the traders soon substituted methods of fraud and violence.
Martin, too, had denounced the worldliness and greed of the Gaulish bishops and clergy.
They are malicious gossip, greed of money, giving security, nocturnal robbery, murder, unchastity.
Military ambition and greed of conquest moved Charles X.
They criticized in no measured terms the current medicine of the time, and exposed the practical ignorance, the pomposity, and the greed of those who practised it.
Territorial ambition combined with the spirit of proselytism and with the greed of commerce to fill all Portuguese minds with the dream of a mighty Oriental empire.
In irrational creatures the particular will or greed of the individual is controlled by external forces, and thus used as an instrument of the universal.
He appears in history first as a supporter of Sulla, and during the proscription he was conspicuous for his greed and cruelty.
A certain balance had to be struck in most cases between the greed and selfishness of the class of landowners and the necessary requirements and human aspirations of the subjects.
His qualities and his defects were alike exhibited on a generous scale; and if his greed and arrogance were colossal, so were his administrative capacity and his appetite for work.
Even if we do not accept all the stories of his murders and poisonings and immoralities as true, there is no doubt that his greed for money and his essentially vicious nature led him to commit a great number of crimes.
The greed of the three partitioning powers very nearly led to a rupture between Austria and Prussia; but the tact and statesmanship of the empress of Russia finally adjusted all difficulties.
The papacy, with its secular ambitions, and its insatiable greed for money, was the worst abuse of all.