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devil

see DEVILLING.
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Seeking to capitalize on Rosa's initial critical success at home, Knopf published The Devil to Pay in the Backlands, translated by Harriet de Onis and James L.
The third and fourth chapters deal with an analysis of the primary sources themselves, that is to say the letters written by the Portuguese while in the New World: Pero Vaz de Caminha's letter to King Dom Manuel, Pero de Magalhaes de Gandavo's Historia da Provincia de Santa Cruz, letters by Jesuit priests, and Gabriel Soares de Sousa's Noticias do Brasil, also alongside canonic literary texts such as Camoes' epic poem The Lusiads, and Clarice Lispector's The Besieged City, or Guimaraes Rosa's The Devil to Pay in the Backlands which are referred to in the conclusion.
NNA - North Lebanon regions had the devil to pay with September's first rainfalls, as a number of roads were reportedly cut off and agro fields engulfed in surging floods.
The "Moor" (as his children called Marx) entertained them with stories about Hans Rockle, a magician who sells his soul to the devil to pay debts.
As Olivia Isil had it: "When a loose cannon flogs a dead horse, there's the Devil to pay.
But there could also be the devil to pay if Celtic don't win the championship as a result of our failure to strengthen in January.
All much to the delight of the ever-greedy banks, who, in our time of need, pretend to be our guardian angel and are, in reality, leaving us with the devil to pay.

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