devel admits sadly that he had a double purpose in wanting to die on the gallows.
An' bring the white bob full of beer—an' whisky, an' water—an' some o' the sloe gin; an' devel knows how many glasses.
Thare iz a multitude of folks who mean well enuff but how like the devel tha act.
Meantime the police of Hamburg got possession of devel and examined him.
devel had been in Hamburg at the time the crime was committed.
It was suspected that devel was partly insane and seeking notoriety.
The absolute lack of reason for devel's confession stimulated their curiosity.
In this root we may also find the explanation of the gipsy word for God, which, curiously enough, is devel.