The martyrdom of two Dominican Friars on the coast of Venezuela, through the avarice of the Spaniards.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III" by Robert Kerr
The Kshatriyas attain the celestial regions by protecting and chastising the subjects, uninfluenced by lust, malice, avarice and anger.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
SEVEN DEADLY SINS, Pride, Wrath, Envy, Lust, Gluttony, Avarice, and Sloth.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
I had no power to command his services on the side of his avarice.
"Miriam Monfort" by Catherine A. Warfield
Lieutenant Vanslyperken's character may be summed up in the three vices of avarice, cowardice, and cruelty.
"Snarleyyow" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The avarice of Paul II.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol X" by Various
He declares, that in addition to his other failings, avarice is now established.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
The arts and agriculture flourished under his rule, but the avarice and profusion of Justinian oppressed the people.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
In the evening they arrived at a house built with equal elegance and simplicity, where nothing favored either of prodigality or avarice.
"Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories" by Edited by Julian Hawthorne
You have, of course, found very copious specimens of the organs of hypocrisy, destruction, and avarice.
"Headlong Hall" by Thomas Love Peacock
Harpagon is not a miser; he is Avarice speaking and doing.
"Essays Æsthetical" by George Calvert
By rummaging over the commercial world you can collect the harshness, greed, avarice, selfishness and vanity from a thousand men.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
This, then, was her avarice, and the great wealth which she is said to have amassed.
"Memoirs And Historical Chronicles Of The Courts Of Europe" by Various
Excitement prompted the hazards of the former, avarice the latter.
"What I Saw in California" by Edwin Bryant
Finally, 'Maitre Cornelius' is a study of avarice, in which is set a remarkable portrait of Louis XI.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
With the pride and avarice of prelacy he was totally unacquainted.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 492" by Various
The persons are a Conjurer, the Devil, a Notary Public, Simony, and Avarice.
"Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I." by H. N. Hudson
It is a natural result of this preference that avarice is a widespread failing of the Chinese.
"The Problem of China" by Bertrand Russell
AGAINST AVARICE AND LUXURY.
"The Works of Horace" by Horace
It was necessary to deliver over the natives to his avarice.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
When age comes on, he'll labour to divert
Thy thoughts from God, and penitence sincere,
And ev'ry purpose of thy soul pervert
To muck-worm avarice and worldly care.
"Advice, To Guard Against The Temptations Of The Devil " by Rees Prichard
Ah, Rose, assume a gentle Avarice
And hoard the soft Allurements that entice;
For One will come who holds the Golden Means
To buy your Blushes at the Standard Price.
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
Those fields, profuse of raiment, food, and fire,
They scorn'd to lessen, careless to extend;
Bade Luxury to lavish courts aspire,
And Avarice to city breasts descend.
"Elegy XV. In Memory of a Private Family in Worcestershire" by William Shenstone
My money, to the poor, on use I lent,
And screw'd them, with an avarice seldom known,
'Till all the little that they had was spent,
And they by my extortion were undone.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren (Part 1)" by Rees Prichard
And sometimes on the city's crowded street,
Where avarice meets in never-ending fray,
The roar of trafficking dies far away,
And round me blooms the Blessed Valley sweet.
"The Blessed Vale" by Thomas Chard
In outline dim and vast
Their fearful shadows cast
This giant forms of empires on their way
To ruin: one by one
They tower and they are gone,
Yet in the Prophet's soul the dreams of avarice stay.
"Second Sunday After Easter" by John Keble
The NFL's Farcical Exercise in Corporate Avarice Is Over.
1 items are tagged with avarice.
Greed is the desire for material wealth or gain, also called Avarice or Covetousness.
Red sparowes a message of avarice rained down and carried us away to false every red heart shines toward the red sun.
There's always been greed, there's always been avarice.
For its second week, The Bachelor — Paris got down to business: group dates, sightseeing, cattiness, angling for a first kiss, bald avarice for a rose and gobs of guzzling.
We have unveiled the American city that has fallen the farthest from grace in each of the seven deadly sins ( lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, wrath, envy and pride).
Cory Huston and Avarice Guerrero.