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Almighty Dollar

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Washington Irving first made use of this expression, in his sketch of a “Creole Village” (1837).

“The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land… .”—W. Irving: Wolfert’s Roost, Crcole Village, p. 40.

Ben ʹJonson speaks of “almighty gold.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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