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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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Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers : Now First Collected, 18. kötet

Washington Irving - 1868 - 431 oldal
...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...devotees in these peculiar villages ; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing...

Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 778 oldal
...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...

Works of Washington Irving: Wolfert's roost

Washington Irving - 1870
...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 bankinghouses and other pious shrines, there is no knowmg...

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

William Adolphus Wheeler - 1872 - 410 oldal
...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....

Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 oldal
...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...

Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 oldal
...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. OLIVER H. PERRY. 1785-1820. We have met the enemy, and they are ours. Letter to...

Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - 1877 - 340 oldal
...satire upon the prevailug passion for gain. The expression originated with Washington Irving: — " THE ALMIGHTY DOLLAR, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages." — The Creole Village. У Alone. — ALONE, alone, all, all alone, Alone. — ALOSE ! — that worn-out...

Dictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged

John Russell Bartlett - 1877
...he ain't gwine move. Hab to kill all-lico arter he luh befo' you broke lub. — J/ri'l., p. xxxvi. The almighty dollar, that great object of universal...devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotee in these peculiar [Creole] villages. — W. frring, Wulftrfi Roott, p. 40. The almighty dollar...

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

John Russell Bartlett - 1877 - 813 oldal
...Hab to kill all-two arter he lub befo' you broke lub. — Ibid., p. xxxvi. -AME The almighty dvllar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotee in these peculiar [Creole] villages. — W. Irciny, Wolftrft Roost, p. 40. The almighty ilullar...

Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1878 - 864 oldal
...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...seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar Villages.1 The Creole Village. OLIVER H. PERRY. 1785-1820. We have met the enemy, and they are ours....




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