Mammonite


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Mam´mon`ite


n.1.One devoted to the acquisition of wealth or the service of Mammon.
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In the United States, our primary god is Mammon, and in such a Mammonite society, human possibility is tied to financial status.
Yet the gist of Tennyson's argumentation is not simply the need to fight Napoleon III or Nicholas I but to give the British nation an opportunity to demonstrate her heroic virtues and attachment to spiritual values so that she can escape the providential doom of those countries blinded by commercial progress and Mammonite interests.
Rowe notes that the Mammonite quest for riches has on occasion been interrupted, at least temporarily, by the devastating hurricanes of 1926, 1928, and 1935, the last putting an end to Henry Flagler's "overseas' railroad to Key West.