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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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Topical Notes on American Authors

Lucy Tappan - Authors, American - 1896 - 348 pages
...-grows old must take care not to grow musty, or fusty, or rusty — an old bachelor especially. LETTER. THE ALMIGHTY DOLLAR, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. THE CREOLE VILLAGE. HE [Governor Van Twiller] was exactly five feet six inches in height, and six feet...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...silver, and o'ercome When no force else can get the masterdome. r. HERRICK — Money Gets the Mastery. The almighty dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. s. WASHINGTON IRVING — The Creole Village. Get money ; still get money, boy ; No matter by what means....
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 526 pages
...an infinite conjugation of the verb — ' To Do '." CARLYLE. French Revolution, Bk. III., Ck. I. " The almighty dollar — that great object of universal devotion throughout our land!" WASHINGTON IRVING. The Creole Villag,. " The angel, Pity, shuns the walks of war ! " ERASMUS DARWIN....
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New York Education: Devoted to New York State Educational Work and ..., Volume 1

Education - 1898 - 702 pages
...Dollar? " Washington Irving, in his description of the Creole village found in the Crayon papers. " The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no devotees in these peculiar villages." THE following document, issued by Governor Lovelace, is probably...
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An English Grammar: For the Use of Schools

James Mollison Milne - English language - 1900 - 400 pages
...equivalent) in apposition. 1. That endless book, the newspaper, is our national glory. — Beecher. 2. The almighty dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. — Irving. 2. Noun or pronoun in possessive case. 1. A nation's character is the sum of its splendid...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - American essays - 1900 - 578 pages
...misfortune; but great minds rise above it.— The Shetch Booh: ^Philip of Pohanohct? "The Almighty Dollar." —The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these particular villages.— The Creole Village. Cultivation and Society.—Society is like a lawn, where...
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Annual Report

1901 - 916 pages
...to drown truth;" and the American, Washington Irving, reiterates the European protest as follows, " The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." Have not all these appeals been for nothing ? It is left for the present century to produce a generation...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced ..., Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1902 - 566 pages
...great minds rise above it.— The Sketch Boot: «Philip of PokanokctV «The Almighty Dollar.» — The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these particular villages. — The Creole Village. Cultivation and Society.— Society is like a lawn, where...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1903 - 1186 pages
...scale, who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea. The Stout Gentleman. The almighty dollar,1 that great object of universal devotion throughout...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. ne Creole Village. LEIGH HUNT. 1784-1859. Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley - Slang - 1903 - 152 pages
...has bribed you so much in his favour? 1839. WASHINGTON IRVING, Wolferfs Roost : A Creole Village^ 40. The ALMIGHTY DOLLAR, that great object of universal...devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotee m these peculiar villages. 1857. BORTHWICK, California^ 165. The ALMIGHTY DOLLAR exerted a...
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