His soldiers formed a legion of devil-may-care
fellows, perfectly undisciplined toward all but himself.
He was an old grizzled sailor, whom Toby and myself had frequently seen in Nukuheva, where he lived an easy devil-may-care
life in the household of Mowanna the king, going by the name of 'Jimmy'.
He sang it with an assumption of a Devil-may-care
voice, that made his face a thousand times more meagre and more thoughtful than ever.
I can see well enough," he went on, after a pause, "all the best big fellows look on me with suspicion; they think I'm a devil-may-care
, reckless young scamp.
Bert, his handsome face bitter and devil-may-care
, had tilted his chair back against the wall and was singing
Carlier, undermined by fever, could not swagger any more, but kept tottering about, still with a devil-may-care
air, as became a man who remembered his crack regiment.
acquaintance,' said Mr Chester--'really if you do not draw some nicer distinctions, your career will be cut short with most surprising suddenness.
There was a short silence, after which Toby Crackit, seeming to abandon as hopeless any further effort to maintain his usual devil-may-care
swagger, turned to Chitling and said,
It by no means follows that because a man is a sexton, and constantly surrounded by the emblems of mortality, therefore he should be a morose and melancholy man; your undertakers are the merriest fellows in the world; and I once had the honour of being on intimate terms with a mute, who in private life, and off duty, was as comical and jocose a little fellow as ever chirped out a devil-may-care
song, without a hitch in his memory, or drained off a good stiff glass without stopping for breath.
I tell you,' said the dwarf, exulting in his project, 'that I'll be a bachelor, a devil-may-care
bachelor; and I'll have my bachelor's hall at the counting-house, and at such times come near it if you dare.
None of them come close to the devil-may-care
attitude of Guggenheim.
Also featured is a man who, since coming out of a coma, has what could be described as a devil-may-care
attitude to death - which has inspired him to turn a hearse into a family camper van, and transform the on-board coffin into a pop-up kitchen.