adverb Chiefly Scot.
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What a joy it is in a vexatious world, where things 'gang aft agley,' to find something absolutely right.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
Burns tells us that “the well-laid schemes of mice and men gang aft agley.”A Raw Recruit's War Experiences|Ansel D. Nickerson
He didn't intend that any strange girl should throw all his plans agley, for she had done more than mischief enough already.The Brass Bound Box|Evelyn Raymond
But, like the plans of the little field mouse of whom Robert Burns wrote, the best laid schemes "gang aft agley."The Barrel Mystery|William J. (William James) Flynn
But "The best-laid schemes o' mice and men Gang aft agley," as the priest-governed schemers may find to their cost.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)