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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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The Jones First [-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Lewis Henry Jones - Readers - 1903 - 504 pages
...children in the generations to come ! Abridged. the " Almighty Dollar ": Washington Irving speaks of "the Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." — the Roman : Horace I, 2, 27. — Dr. Bowditch : a famous mathematician. He was born in Salem in...
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The Jones Fifth Reader

Lewis Henry Jones - Readers - 1903 - 504 pages
...children in the generations to come ! Abridged. the "Almighty Dollar": Washington Irving speaks of "the Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." — the Roman: Horace I, '2, 27. — Dr. Bowditch: a famous mathematician. He was born in Salem in...
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The Jones Readers by Grades: Book one-[eight], Book 7

Lewis Henry Jones - Readers - 1904 - 296 pages
...children in the generations to come ! Abridged. the "Almighty Dollar": Washington Irving speaks of "the Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." — the Roman : Horace I, 2, 27. — Dr. Bowditch : a famous mathematician. He was born in Salem in...
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The Jones Readers by Grades: Book one-[eight], Book 7

Lewis Henry Jones - Readers - 1904 - 296 pages
...children in the generations to come ! Abridged. the " Almighty Dollar " : Washington Irving speaks of " the Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." — the Roman : Horace I, 2, 27. — Dr. Bowditch : a famous mathematician. He was born in Salem in...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 17

John Ruskin - 1905 - 726 pages
...Almighty Dollar," first used by Washington Irving in his Wolferf* Roost, Creole Village, p. 40 (1837): "The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." "Cat-gold" (German katzengold) is a yellowish variety of mica ; " firestone," a popular term for iron...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 17

John Ruskin - 1905 - 736 pages
...Almighty Dollar," first used by Washington Irving in his Wolfertt Roost, Creole Village, p. 40 (1837) : " The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." "Cat-gold" (German katzengold) is a yellowish variety of mica ; " firestone," a popular term for iron...
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The International Encyclopedia of Prose and Poetical Quotations from the ...

Quotations, English - 1908 - 1108 pages
...Swiss mercenaries, the phrnse is nowused in the sense that if you want iinylhin^ you muet pay for it.] The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villageĢ. WASHINOTOH IRVINO. The Creole nilaye. Whilst that for which all virtue now i> sold And almost...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1911 - 684 pages
...109, 179).— The passage in Washington Irving alluded to in the query appears to be the following : " The ' almighty dollar,' that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages " (Washington Irving, ' Creole Village,' quoted in Barrere and Leland's ' Slang Dictionary,' i. 31)....
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922 - 1424 pages
...I applaud myself at home, when I contemplate the money in my chest. HORACE— ,%Uires. I. 1. 66. 23 ing Keedron. is KINDNESS Kindness is wisdom. There.... BAILEY — Festus. Sc. Home. ie Both man and wo WASHINGTON IRVING — Creole Village. In Wolfert's Roost. Appeared in Knickerbocker Mag. Nov., 1836....
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Crowell's Handbook for Readers and Writers: A Dictionary of Famous ...

Henrietta Gerwig - Allusions - 1925 - 728 pages
...seems to have been the first to use this expression which has become a byword for American materialism. The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land. . . . W. Irving: WalJcrC, Roott, Creole Village (1837). BE Woolf was the author of a successful comedy...
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