When Martha was in a session with Howie, Betsy took over, coveting the child as if she were her own.
In disposition they are amiable and courteous, but arrogant, lively, inquisitive and inclined to steal - their attacks in earlier days on Europeans, when not caused by misunderstandings, being due probably to their coveting property which to them was of immense value.
This event, however, had no other result than to transfer the stipulated price from one vendor to another; for that general, not coveting the possession, immediately delivered it over to Chikka Deva on payment of the three lakhs.
Coveting the treasures of Bern, they sent Brune to invade Switzerland and remodel its constitution; in revenge for the murder of General Duphot, they sent Berthier to invade the papal states and erect the Roman Republic; they occupied and virtually annexed Piedmont.
coveting thy neighbor 's hat doesn't pay?
coveting the showy gift is to be content with the one you have.
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So you have the huge fur boots you've been coveting all season.
You've finally got that iPod you've been coveting - now you're looking at your computer wondering, "how do I connect my iPod to my PC?"
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