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I've given parties that have made Indian rajahs green with envy. I've had prima donnas break $10,000 engagements to come to my sma ...
Lord Angelo is precise,
Stands at a guard with envy, scarce confesses
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In contrast with envy, which usually occurs between two people and is focused upon another person's qualities or possessions, jeal ...
When the white frock is laid aside, the bigger miss seats herself in public at a ball, expecting every moment to be chosen by some ...
Hebrew culture is based on a single book, the Word of God. Greek culture, by contrast, is based on a thousand books, all of them b ...
he went down
As when a lordly cedar, green with boughs,
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Who first seduc'd them to that fowl revolt?
Th' infernal Serpent; he it was, whose guile
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Still green with bays each ancient altar stands
Above the reach of sacrilegious hands,
What is green? The grass is green,
With small flowers between.
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The word "jealousy" is often used as if it were synonymous with envy; but I think the distinction worth preserving. Jealousy is pr ...
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