Billionaire (1844)

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The Knickerbocker or New York Monthly Magazine (1833-1862), New York; Mar 1844; Vol. 23, Iss. 3
  American Ptyalism: 'Quid Rides!'; Anonymous; pg. 288, 2 pgs

Pg. 288:  Chewing is eminently democratic, since all chewers are "pro hac _vice_" on a perfect equality, and a "millionaire;" or, for that matter, a "billionaire," if we had him, would not hesitate to take out of his mouth a moiety of his last "chew" and give it to an itinerant Lazarus.

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