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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 Miscellanies

Washington Irving - 1884 - 516 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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Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers, Now First Collected

Washington Irving - 1884 - 442 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,...throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees ill these peculiar villages; and unless some of ita missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses...
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Familiar Quotations with Parallel Passages from Various Writers

John Cooper Grocott, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations, English - 1884 - 699 pages
...healthy, wealthy, and wise. MONEY.— This bank-note world. , FITZ-ÜBEENE HALLECK. — Alnwlck Castle. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. WASHINGTON IKVINO. — The Creole Village. MOON, THE.— Most welcome to the lover's eight, Glitters...
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1,000 answers to 1,000 questions, a reprint of the first (-sixth) 1,000 ...

Titbits - 1884
...term " almighty dollar," seems to have been Washington Irving, who, in his " Creole Village," says : " The almighty dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages." 478. — What was the origin of the phrase "Enough to poison a north country chemist " ? The first...
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American Notes and Queries, Volume 6

Literature - 1891 - 334 pages
...NVlRT F 1Т^ЛКХ JV 14VJIJLiEj. Г=£Е PLIES. April 4, 1891.] AMERICAN NOTES AND QUERIES. versal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages." THOS. Louis OGIER. WEST CHESTER. PA. fíawronoke (Vol. vi, p. 257). — Roanoke is said in " Webster's...
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A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon and Cant: Embracing English, American, and ...

Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland - Cant - 1889 - 578 pages
...which, when it comes ^to likings and dislikings, might last to ' ahmghty crack.1 " — My Novel. "The l almighty dollar,' that great object of universal devotion...no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages."— Washington Irving: Creole Village. Almyra, an Anglo-Indian word for a chest of drawers, derived from...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1889 - 658 pages
...cnmoth nigh, The brief day's close. [Continued from Volume IV., page 490.] FROM "THE CREOLE VILLAGE." The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land. WASHINGTON IKVING. 1783-1839. A VOW, IK "THE LIBERATOR," VOL. I., NO. 1. 1831. I will be as harsh as...
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Familar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1891 - 1192 pages
...small scale, who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea. The Slmt Gentieman, The almighty dollar,1 that great object of universal devotion throughout...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. Tht Create Village. LEIGH HUNT. 1784-1859. Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William S. Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1116 pages
...mammon, the love of gold, seems to have been first used by so classic a writer as Washington Irving: "The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotee in these peculiar villages." (Wolferfs Roost: A Creole Village!) Yet, after all, as Farmer...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1114 pages
...mammon, the love of gold, seems to have been first used by so classic a writer as Washington Irving: "The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotee in these peculiar villages." ( Wolferfs Roost: A Creole Village.) Yet, after all, as Farmer...
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