With a venal expression of delight, the gunner regarded the contents of the bag, feeling the gems one by one.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
This man was the Tweed of Mexico, and one of the most venal officials ever trusted by the people.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
The cowardly venal Press must be swept away.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
But for the moment the French were heavily burdened by the venality of La Barre, who subordinated public policy to his own gains.
"The Fighting Governor" by Charles W. Colby
And the venal doctor will 12.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Their literature is principally the work of venal Scots.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Both these men were also boundlessly venal.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
It stares corruption in the face, and the venal tribe are all alarmed.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
This venal slave lost his head when the Caesar saw me.
"A Christian But a Roman" by Mór Jókai
He despised them as venal: and he had resolved to use them for his own advantage.
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
Sad to relate, her charms were venal.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
For she is not wanton; she is not merely venal; she is pitilessly selfish and fiendishly malicious.
"The Galaxy, April, 1877" by Various
Was such outrageous worship of the aristocracy by partial judges and venal governors to be endured in a country of freemen?
"Tried for Her Life" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
Have they firmness enough to meet the fury of a venal House of Commons?
"Junius Unmasked" by Joel Moody
It may be laid down as an axiom, to be accepted with closed eyes, that the chief idol of all actors is their venal interest.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
Without dividing, he destroyed party; without corrupting, he made a venal age unanimous.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 16" by Various
Political cliques and venal presses have been the executioners.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Our venal politicians would do well to profit by the example of China.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
The remorseless venality of the papal government was felt in every direction.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
Byron was a bad man, but a great poet; Bacon was venal, but a marvellous thinker.
"Means and Ends of Education" by J. L. Spalding
They tell me, too, that all is venal, vain,
With high and low;
That truth and honor are the slaves of gain;
Can it be so?
"A Christmas Chant" by Abram Joseph Ryan
This water free for rich, or poor,
Works eleemosynary cure.
Too long have venal fountains flow'd
From Bath, from Bristol, Holt and Road.
"Superstition: A Tale" by Samuel Bowden
How felt the greed of gold and place,
The venal crew that schemed and planned,
The fine scorn of that haughty face,
The spurning of that bribeless hand!
"Sumner" by John Greenleaf Whittier
O Balaam! Balaam! ope thine eyes, and see
The angel just descended from above!
Return, return, nor touch the venal fee,
But hear the ass, thy avarice reprove.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard
"I spoke, nor Fate forbore his trembling spoil;
Some venal mourner lent his careless aid,
And soon they bore me to my native soil,
Where my fond parents' dear remains were laid.
"Elegy XXII. Written in the Year ----, When the Rights of Sepulture Were So Frequently Violated" by William Shenstone
"Damon," she cried, "if, pleased with honest praise,
Thou court success by virtue or by song,
Fly the false dictates of the venal race;
Fly the gross accents of the venal tongue.
"Elegy XIX. - Written in Spring, 1743" by William Shenstone
Like most sports-team owners, NBA owners are venal hyenas who resort to ethical arguments only if they can increase profits.
Whiplash injury, in some circles, is nearly synonymous with fraud or malingering: the claimants looked upon as priggish and their doctors as venal.
'The Borgias,' one of two projects being shopped on the venal family, may wind up outselling 'The Tudors.'.
'Taxing Woman's Return' in a Venal Tokyo.
Tom Stoppard's absurdist farce /murder mystery takes scattershot aim at venal critics and the silly plays they endure.
Tom Stoppard's absurdist farce/murder mystery takes scattershot aim at venal critics and the silly plays they endure.
In the short term, of course, it hurts the manufacturers who sunk a lot of R&D money and raw materials into designing and building long putters for terminal yips sufferers, head cases and venal young Tour players bereft of consciences.
All you have to do is channel surf for five minutes any day of the week to nail the medium for its unabashed stupidity and venality.