A "Rorschach" for us to think about!
(the) devil take the hindmost
phrase of devil
- proverbeveryone should (or does) look after their own interests, without regard for the fate of others."full speed ahead and the devil take the hindmost"
Devil take the hindmost is a phrase that describes a situation in which someone thinks only of himself and his own interests, leaving others to deal with their own fates. Hindmost is an adjective that describes the person who is the furthest from the front or the one who is in the back of a line or group.