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 Devil and Tom Walker (The).Devil in Dublin City (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Devil catch the Hindmost (The).
In Scotland (? Salamanca) it is said when a class of students have made a certain progress in their mystic studies, they are obliged to run through a subterranean hall, and the last man is seized by the devil, and becomes his imp.   1

 Devil and Tom Walker (The).Devil in Dublin City (The). 


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