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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... "
American Monthly Knickerbocker - Page 562
edited by - 1836
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Wolfert's Roost, and Other Papers

Washington Irving - United States - 1865 - 450 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 sonoe of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is...
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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Fiction - 1865 - 458 pages
...as a satire upon the prevailing passion for gain. The expression originated with Washington Irving. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villager. W. Irving, The Creole Village. Alp. The hero of Byron's " Siege of Corinth." Alph. A river...
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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Anonyms and pseudonyms - 1865 - 462 pages
...passion for gain. The expression originated with Washington Irving. The Almighty Dollar, that greal object of universal devotion throughout our land,...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. W. Irving, The Creole VtUage. Alp. The hero of Byron's " Siege of Corinth." Älph. A river mentioned...
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Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers : Now First Collected, Volume 18

Washington Irving - 1868 - 484 pages
...into granite stores. The trees under which they have been born, and have played in infancy, nourish undisturbed ; though, by cutting them down, they might...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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations, English - 1868 - 806 pages
...Free-livers on a small scale, who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea. The Stout Gentleman. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. The Creole Village. SIR WFP NAPIER. 1785-1860. Napoleon's troops fought in bright fields, where every...
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Works of Washington Irving: Wolfert's roost

Washington Irving - 1870 - 504 pages
...into granite stores. The trees under which they have been born, and have played in infancy, nourish undisturbed ; though, by cutting them down, they might...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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1870 - 800 pages
...Free-livers on a small scale, who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea. The Stout Gentleman. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. The Creole Villagt. SIR WFP NAPIER. 1785-1860. Napoleon's troops fought in bright fields, where every...
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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction

William Adolphus Wheeler - Fiction - 1872 - 460 pages
...as a satire upon the prevailing passion forgain. The expression originated with Washington Irving. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. W. Ircina, The Creole Village. Alp. The hero of Byron's " Siege of Corinth." Alph . A river mentioned...
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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Fiction - 1872 - 462 pages
...as a satire upon the prevailing passion for gain. The expression originated with Washington Irving. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, Beenis to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. W. Irving, The Creole Village. Alp....
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 798 pages
...Free-livers on a small scale, who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea. The Stout Gentleman. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. The Creole Village. SIR WFP NAPIER. 1785-1860. Napoleon's troops fought in bright fields, where every...
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