Pride and avarice by Nicholas Coleridge

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Rich people -- England -- Fiction,
  • Nouveau riche -- England -- Fiction,
  • Country homes -- England -- Fiction

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Book details

StatementNicholas Coleridge.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6053.O4218 P75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23736307M
ISBN 109780312382629
LC Control Number2009039259
OCLC/WorldCa428027170

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It can propel human beings to dizzying heights or tear people apart. And for some business leaders, it can be corrosive. As Pride and Prejudice progresses, the novel's carefully balanced structure becomes more apparent.

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(The Seven Deadly Sins, book) Avarice Close Leonard Baskin, Anthony Hecht, (The Seven Deadly Sins, book) Avarice,wood engraving on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Adelyn D. Breeskin, First published as: Deadly sins. London: Orion, Gazing from his magnificent Chawbury Manor, Miles Straker has it all.

But when noveau riche Ross Clegg buys and builds on the land adjoining his country estate, ruining his perfect view, Miles is : After all, it is hard to see how love of money, a vice also named greed or avarice, can be extensive enough to be called the root, the source and sustainer, of all sins, when we have seen above that inordinate love of self, as well as pride and misdirected desire, are involved in every sin as its originating forces.

Avarice (from Latin avarus, "greedy"; "to crave") is the inordinate love for riches. Its special malice, broadly speaking, lies in that it makes the getting and keeping of money, possessions, and the like, a purpose in itself to live for.

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And because they cannot bring it because of the crowd of pressing desires of the flesh, they strip the roof and open it, and let down the bed with the palsied man in front of Jesus.

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