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devil

see DEVILLING.
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"It assumes the predominance in our society of the law of the jungle tacitly encouraging a 'war of all against all' and 'every man for himself and the devil take the hindmost' rather than indicating trust in the government and our duly constituted authorities.
Welsh international youth rider Gwyn Lovibond (Rhyl CC) is also following the early bird ethos, similarly scoring second and third places in the Devil Take The Hindmost and Points races at the same meeting.
Recognising the predilection, and determined to play the game they know, the Aussies have decided to charge and may the devil take the hindmost," Roebuck said.

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