Thesaurus / blue devils
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I have been, in fact, keeping company with the blue devils pretty well since I came home.

Mary GrayKatharine Tynan

In fact, till I opened the main road to Mahon the blue devils were in full possession, and made the most of their time.

The Recipe for DiamondsCharles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

The blue devils take flight at once if they see you mean to bury them and make compost of them.

The GalaxyVarious

Your presence is a sufficing tonic for a most oppressive attack of the blue devils.

A Daughter of RaasayWilliam MacLeod Raine

I have gout and blue devils on me, but you can always do more for me than colchicum if you say 'all right.'

"Line up, you blue devils," came Charlie de Soto's raucous cry.

Stover at YaleOwen Johnson

I like to be out of the shell—but much of that kind of thing could only result in the blue devils.

Archibald, duke of Argyle, was haunted by blue phantoms—the origin of our epithet for melancholy, "blue devils."

I have often taken it to cure what the English call the blue devils.

The Royal Life GuardAlexander Dumas (pere)

I thought fresh air and exercise would drive away the blue devils that had me by the throat.

The Man in Lower TenMary Roberts Rinehart

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