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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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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, 13. kötet

1878
...dollar. — This was an expression used by Washington Irving, in his "Creole Village." He styles the coin "the Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." Can't hold a candle to him. — This phrase is from the writings of John Byron, who says, in his rhymes...

Irving's Works: Wolfert's roost

Washington Irving - 1865
...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 banking-houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing...

The Crayon Papers

Washington Irving - 1883 - 201 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...

Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...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. SIR WFP NAPIER. 1785-1860. Napoleon's troops fought in bright fields,...

Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers, Now First Collected

Washington Irving - 1884
...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...

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...

A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - 1889 - 701 oldal
...the god of our time, and Rothschild is his prophet. 3612 Heine : Wit, Wisdom, and Pathos. Lutetia. The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. 3613 Washington Irving : The Creole Village. Genius scorns the power of gold: it is wrong. Gold is...

A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American ..., 1. kötet

Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland - 1889
...talk which, when it comes to likings and dislikings, might last to ' almighty crack.' " — My Norcl. "The ' almighty dollar,' that great object of universal...have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages." — Washington Iruing: Crsolt V ilia gc. Almyra, an Anglo-Indian word for a chest of drawers, derived...

A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American ..., 1. kötet

Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland - 1889
...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...

A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1889
...cometh 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 IRVING. 1783-1859. A VOW, IJT "THE LIBERATOR," VOL. L, NO. 1. 1831. I will be as harsh as...




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