"Deil tak the hindmost" is by no means the crie de guerre of my muse.
It was every man for himself and the Devil take the hindmost.
You, sir, with your "devil take the hindmost," have never even seen him.
It'll be every man for himself an' the devil take the hindmost.
Hindmost sole, possibly “inmost soul”; wisk, possibly “whisk.”
Like his forerunner he leapt on the ...