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King Cash

what the Americans call the “Almighty Dollar.”

Now birth and rank and breeding
Hardly saved from utter smash,
Have been ousted, rather roughly,
By the onslaught of King Cash.

Truth (Christmas Number, 1892, p. 19.)

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