1 It's like other people, you know, and I always envy girls who do such things, I'm so fond of luxury, said Meg, trying to decide which of two shabby gowns was the least shabby.
2 I didn't envy her then, for I felt that millions of carnelian rings wouldn't have made me happy after that.
3 Jo enjoyed a taste of this satisfaction, and ceased to envy richer girls, taking great comfort in the knowledge that she could supply her own wants, and need ask no one for a penny.
4 I envy you your peace of mind, your clean conscience, your unpolluted memory.
5 All the men in her circle seemed to admire her and envy me.
6 Kitty was the only one who shed tears; but she did weep from vexation and envy.
7 I almost envy you the pleasure, and yet I believe it would be too much for me, or else I could take it in my way to Newcastle.
8 I could both see them and hear them talk before I entered, and looked and listened in consequence; being moved thereto by a mingled sense of curiosity and envy, that grew as I lingered.
9 But those objects against which their envy seems principally directed, are the vices of the younger sort and the deaths of the old.
10 To clear up which, I endeavoured to give some ideas of the desire of power and riches; of the terrible effects of lust, intemperance, malice, and envy.
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11 I had formerly, upon occasion, discoursed with my master upon the nature of government in general, and particularly of our own excellent constitution, deservedly the wonder and envy of the whole world.
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12 The house negroes of the County considered themselves superior to white trash, and their unconcealed scorn stung him, while their more secure position in life stirred his envy.
13 "How sweet I'd look in that dress," thought Scarlett, a savage envy in her heart.
14 I shall say one hundred dollars and she'll tell everybody in town and everybody will be green with envy and talk about my extravagance.
15 You have the heart of a lion and an utter lack of imagination and I envy you both of those qualities.