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" In a word, the almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 562
edited by - 1836
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Chambers's pocket miscellany, Volumes 16-18

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1853
...dwell in the same houses in which their forefathers dwelt, without thinking of enlarging or modernising them, or pulling them down and turning them into granite...villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants...
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Chambers's Pocket Miscellany, Volumes 17-18

1854 - 400 pages
...dwell in the same houses in which their forefathers dwelt, without thinking of enlarging or modernising them, or pulling them down and turning them into granite...villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants...
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Chambers's Pocket Miscellany, Volume 9

1854
...born, and have played in infancy, to flourish undisturbed; though, by cutting them down, theymigiit open new streets, and put money in their pockets....villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants...
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Chronicles of Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers

Washington Irving - 1855 - 402 pages
...turning them into granite stores. The trees under which they have been born, and have played in infancy, flourish undisturbed; though, by cutting them down,...villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking-houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants...
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Dictionary of Americanisms

John Russell Bartlett - Americanisms - 1859 - 524 pages
...having a somewhat spicy flavor. ALMIGHTY DOLLAR. A term applied to money as " the root of all evil." The almighty dollar, that great object of universal...devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotee in these peculiar [Creole] villages. — W. Irving, Wolfcrt's Roost, p. 40. The almighty dollar...
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Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded ...

John Russell Bartlett - Americanisms - 1859 - 570 pages
...somewhat spicy flavor. ALMIGHTY DOLLAR. A term applied to money as " the root of all evil." The almiijhly dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotee in these peculiar [Creole] villages. — W. Irving, Wolfert's Roost, p. 40. The almighty dollar...
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Dictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged, Volume 19

John Russell Bartlett - 1859
...somewhat spicy flavor. ALMIGHTY DOLLAR. A term applied to money as " the root of all evil." The almigbtg dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no gennine devotee in these peculiar [Creole] villages. — H'. Ireing, Wolftrt's Roost, p. 40. The almigbtg...
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Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded ...

John Russell Bartlett - Americanisms - 1859 - 570 pages
...having a somewhat spicy flavor. ALMIGHTY DOLLAR. A term applied to money аз " the root of all evil." The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, eccms to have no genuine devotee in these peculiar [Creole] villages. — W. Irving, Wol▀rfs Roost,...
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Works

Washington Irving - 1864 - 398 pages
...turning them into granite stores. The trees, under which they have been born, and have played in infancy, flourish undisturbed; though, by cutting them down,...villages ; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants...
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The Works of Washington Irving ...

Washington Irving - 1863 - 396 pages
...turning them into granite stores. The trees, under which they have been born, and have played in infancy, flourish undisturbed; though, by cutting them down,...genuine devotees in these peculiar villages ; and unless ome of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking houses and other pious shrines, there is...
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