Pull Devil, Pull Baker
Let each one do the best for himself in his own line of
business, but let not one man interfere in that of another.
“It's all fair pulling, `pull devil, pull baker;' someone has to get
the worst of it. Now it's us [bushrangers], now it's them [the police]
that gets ... rubbed out.” —Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms,
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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