The Devil and Tom Walker

Does this "Devil" have a name?

Or is it just called the Devil?

The Devil and Tom Walker

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The name Tom uses when referring to the devil in "The Devil and Tom Walker" is Old Scratch.

"Oh, I go by various names. I am the Wild Huntsman in some countries; the Black Miner in others. In this neighbourhood I am known by the name of the Black Woodsman.


"The upshot of all which is, that, if I mistake not," said Tom, sturdily, "you are he commonly called Old Scratch."

"The same at your service!" replied the black man, with a half civil nod.


The Devil and Tom Walker

How would your reaction be to the quote the upshot of all which is that if I️ mistake not said Tom sturdily you are he commonly called old scratch