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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 - 600. oldal
Szerkesztette: - 1836
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Chambers's pocket miscellany, 16-18. kötet

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1853
...in which their forefathers dwelt, without thinking of enlarging or modernising them, or pulling them down and turning them into granite stores. They suffer...devotees in these peculiar villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing...

Chambers's Pocket Miscellany, 17-18. kötet

1854
...in which their forefathers dwelt, without thinking of enlarging or modernising them, or pulling them down and turning them into granite stores. They suffer...devotees in these peculiar villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing...

Chronicles of Wolfert's roost and other papers. Author's ed, 77. kötet

Washington Irving - 1855
...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,...devotees in these peculiar villages ; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking-houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing...

Wolfert's roost: and other sketches

Washington Irving - 1855 - 453 oldal
...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,...devotees in these peculiar villages ; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking-houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing...

Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded ...

John Russell Bartlett - 1859 - 524 oldal
...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...

Dictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged

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...

WOLFERT'S ROOST AND OTHER PAPERS

WASHINGTON IRVING - 1863
...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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Washington Irving - 1864
...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,...devotees in these peculiar villages ; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing...

Wolfert's Roost, and Other Papers

Washington Irving - 1865 - 431 oldal
...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...

An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - 1865 - 410 oldal
...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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