There you might have seen a throng of young females, not filled with envyings
of each other's charms, nor displaying the ridiculous affectations of gentility, nor yet moving in whalebone corsets, like so many automatons, but free, inartificially happy, and unconstrained.
A Fox, envying
him the honor, discovered a piece of meat lying in a trap, and leading the Monkey to the place where it was, said that she had found a store, but had not used it, she had kept it for him as treasure trove of his kingdom, and counseled him to lay hold of it.
The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, Went envying
her and me; Yes!
Old Hundred swelled up with a triumphant burst, and while it shook the rafters Tom Sawyer the Pirate looked around upon the envying
juveniles about him and confessed in his heart that this was the proudest moment of his life.
Though I have said that I envy the normal man to the last drop of my bile, yet I should not care to be in his place such as he is now (though I shall not cease envying
But if there's to be any jealousy and envying
about going to Kench's in the rain, let them go as like it--you won't get me to go, I can tell you."
Kitty and Lydia were far from envying
Miss Lucas, for Mr.
Poyser, "suppose we say the man wi' the foulest land shall sit at top; then whoever gets th' honour, there'll be no envying
Grant was of consequence: her good-nature had honourable mention; her taste and her time were considered; her presence was wanted; she was sought for, and attended, and praised; and Fanny was at first in some danger of envying
her the character she had accepted.
The courtiers were satisfied with envying
I pass through this people and keep mine eyes open: they do not forgive me for not envying
They had to content themselves for the most part with envying
and abusing the ladies who received protection from painters of more settled respectability than their own.