And I had nothing to eat, and I was so frightened—for she said there was a bogy there—that I nearly died.
Yet in the farmer's eye it was "shiftless" (the New Englander's bogy).
Do I hear a man speaking, or is it a boy, frightened by a bogy?
Bogy, distributing his precious belongings in bits about the globe.
Bogy, the personification of the aimless, senseless globe-trotter.