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Sample sentences for the GRE study word cupidity

cupidity can be used as a noun

1.These people hated me with the hatred of cupidity and disappointment. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
2.So intolerable indeed is it regarded by some, that no cupidity could persuade them to moor alongside of it. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3."Now Jonah's Captain, shipmates, was one whose discernment detects crime in any, but whose cupidity exposes it only in the penniless. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.Hereupon Poseidon, in order to punish the cupidity of Minos, caused the animal to become mad, and commit such great havoc in the island as to endanger the safety of the inhabitants. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
5.I never saw such an expression of cupidity as the flickering lamp revealed in those two countenances. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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