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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Devil’s Luck (The).
 
Astounding good luck. Persons always lucky were thought at one time to have compounded with the Devil.   1
        “You won’t have to pay his annuity very long; you have the Devil’s luck in bargains, always.”—Dickens.
 


 Devil’s Livery (The).Devil’s Mass (The). 

 
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