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a great amount of accumulated money and precious possessions

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More concretely, the enrichment of the national treasury is where kings and queens undeniably earn their pelf.
Dipankar De Sarkar, 'Phoolan Devi is playing petty games for pelf and political mileage'.
Since seeds often moved from small country gins to larger urban oil mills, there were opportunities for profit and pelf along the way.
Don Projectero still in vain, Plagu'd with the Wind-mills in his Brain By Scribling strives to raise Himself Unto the Laurel, and to Pelf
it's transparent that no one coming after us will solve the puzzle of the UPS boxes hurled pelf mell by men in brown
Once the sorcerer--also a figure of parodic mimicry with his heteroclite (another sign of a pelf mell, decontextualized appropriation of Western items) headdress made up of a saucepan turned upside down (a madman's emblem of a sort), a shaving brush and a doctor's frontal mirror/light--is evicted, Tintin is naturally elevated to the supreme rank of "grand chef des Babaoro'm" (p.
Or how the Miser cram his Bags with Pelf, If that he don't receive it first himself?
While we are busily engaged in family feuds and squabbles arising out of our lust for power and pelf, and monopolising resources for ourselves and our future generations, we have conveniently shut our eyes to stark realities around us - our enemy is assiduously and continually stealing a march over us: and God forbid he may one day give us a complete surprise when we may not be able to do anything about it
But after the economic crisis of the mid-sixties, and subject to the continuing constraints of the economic situation since then, the family has been badly divided and the beneficiaries have been engaged in an utterly unscrupulous, no-holds-barred infighting for power and pelf in the state, where the end is used to justify literally any means.
Anyone who has followed Richler's career as an essayist (Shovelling Trouble, Home Sweet Home) knows that the view of his country presented in this book is part and parcel of his lifelong view of the nation, not some splenetic aberration cynically penned for pelf.
On the other hand, Fag, who represents the demise of working-class solidarity, finds that when she and Roddie become property owners, 'All of a sudden I was a Mrs Moneygall, a Mrs Stevenson, a Lady Pelf.
It seems though that such an event would remain a dream so long as political leaders behave like upstarts - greedy to the core and always ready to amass pelf by fair means or foul.
Remember the message conveyed through these lines penned by an ancient poet: Kanak, kanak te sau guni madakta adhikai/ Wa khaaye baurai nar, wa paaye baurai (Gold or pelf has greater intoxicating power than the herb which kills anyone who drinks its concoction.
That may be a 'different' approach in his style of politics which, all said and done, is as clearly identified with power and pelf as any other political party.