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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 Nation Takes Shape: 1789-1837

Marcus Cunliffe - 1959 - 222 oldal
...not until 1837 did Washington Irving coin an expression that gained wide currency, when he wrote of "the Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." The phrase was picked up and given wider circulation by Charles Dickens in his American Notes (1840)....
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Floating Exchange Rates' Impact on International Trading: Hearings Before ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance - 1985 - 593 oldal
...unrestricted travel or to import what we want, and we will be restricted in our foreign operations. "The Almighty Dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." — Washington Irving US productive efficiency has actually increased over the past few years while...

Lincoln and the Economics of the American Dream

G. S. Boritt - 1994 - 386 oldal
...internal improvement champion in Illinois, Washington Irving praised the peaceful Creole villages where "the almighty dollar, that great object of universal...throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees." He added that unless some of this almighty's "missionaries" penetrated the quiet and built "banking...
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The Complete Tales Of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1998 - 798 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...
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The Race to the White Continent: Voyages to the Antarctic

Alan Gurney - 2002 - 320 oldal
...Europe, returned home and were appalled at the changes in their country. Irving wrote of the chase after the "almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land." Cooper was struck by the vulgarity of the New York streets lined with glaring red-brick buildings decked...
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Mark Twain's Religion

William E. Phipps - 2003 - 386 oldal
...MT's opinion, America was becoming increasingly reliant on what Washington Irving had earlier called "the almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land."" Justin Kaplan comments: All but a few of the characters in The Gilded Age worship the golden calf;...
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The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, and Wolfert's Roost, 2. kötet

Washington Irving - 1895
...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...




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