Making a deal with the devil was easy for Tom Walker after being married to a tall termagant (an overbearing or nagging woman), fierce of temper, loud of tongue, and strong of arm. The problem is making the deal is easy, but payback grows more difficult the closer to the due date of the note.
Remember when you make a deal with the devil you may have to shake his hand. Award-winning audiobook narrator and producer Mike Vendetti reads this tale by Washington Irving. As true then as it is now.