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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Almighty Dollar.
 
Washington Irving first made use of this expression, in his sketch of a “Creole Village” (1837).   1
        “The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land… .”—W. Irving: Wolfert’s Roost, Crcole Village, p. 40.
   Ben ’Jonson speaks of “almighty gold.”   2
 


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