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Almighty Dollar

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, Creole Village, p. 40.

Ben Jonson speaks of “almighty gold.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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