For a moment she envied their working environment.
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.
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.
Many an earnest heart full of disappointment or enthusiasm has gone through a similar struggle, has learnt to look upon all earthly gains and hopes as worse than vanity, has envied the calm life of the cloister, troubled by none of these things, and has longed for an opportunity of entire selfsurrender to abstinence and meditation.
I passed the golf course, as green as an Irish post card and envied the couple strolling down the fairway.
While Dean's mood had slowly improved, he still envied their contentment.
and envied the freedom the Scots had won.
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It wasn't the open road wanderers I envied but the home town golfers; they seemed so content in their pastoral surroundings.
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.
The politicians who envied his talents and believed him a rascal raised the cry of treason.
The acquisition of Khelat led, however, to a new war, as Kaikobad's ally, the Ayyubite prince, envied him this conquest.
While he envied them, Gabriel really didn't want to go through all that shit with his own mate.
In 1391 the preaching of a priest of Seville, Fernando Martinez, led to the first general massacre of the Jews, who were envied for their prosperity and hated because they were the kings tax collectors.
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.
He envied the brutes; he envied the very stones on the street, and the tiles on the houses.
He had to be content with armistices, reconciliations and matrimonial contracts, because the great dignitaries of the state, men like the palatine Laszlo Garai, Count Ulrich of Cilli, and the voivode of Transylvania, Mihaly Ujlaky, thwarted in every way the novas homo whom they hated and envied.
"No way in hell, and neither does D. Because of us, many innocent people have been able to live their lives, and humanity thrives," Jule said with conviction she envied.
"Let the girl go, and I'll make sure your soul goes where it should, right beside mine," Past-Death said with calmness Deidre envied.
Loaded with pastry, he was off with youthful enthusiasm Dean envied.
envyr some time the people of Melton Mowbray have been keen to seek ways to protect the envied reputation of their pork pies.
envyose, you almost envied them, the forsaken, that you found as loving as those who were satisfied.
envye quality of these medical schemes was praised and envied all over Britain.
envye resort's snow record is much envied; the season lasts from December to April.
The Frankish synods emphasize the crime of seizing church property of every kind, including the vast estates so envied by the lay nobility.
But how I envied them their jade cigarette holders and little jeweled or shagreen cigarette cases and lighters.
He was a great admirer of Whistler and envied his mastery of subdued tones and abstract effects of light.
If you were lucky enough to be blessed with this envied trait, the following tips will help enhance them.
She's often spotted on the red carpet in dresses that show just why her legs are so admired and envied.
Chanel jewelry is a beautiful accessory and whether you are looking for a classic pair of stud earrings or a dramatic dangling set of earrings, there is bound to be the perfect pair that will be much envied and admired.
According to the ancient myths, Cronos envied his father, Uranus' power.
So many celebrities are envied for their hairstyles: Paula Abdul definitely stands out with her sassy locks.
If you've long envied glorious ringlets and waves, you may want to learn how to curl hair in order to achieve the look for yourself.
As with past cover girls, Bar Refaeli has a body to be envied, but she also portrays a wholesomeness that many cover models encompass.
Packed with color, loaded with inspired designs and likely envied by women worldwide, the Dior 61 collection is chock full of designs that celebrate the storied history of the Christian Dior label.
Ladies who wear thongs tend to be women who believe that their body has something that is worthy of being envied, and these are not girls that go quietly.
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