. . . gang aft a-gley

Posted by R. Berg on March 11, 2003

In Reply to: Best laid plans... posted by Bookworm on March 11, 2003

: : What is the ending of "The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men" and what is the origin. Thanks

: I believe that the rest of the phrase is "....are often led astray"

"Gang aft a-gley." Use link below (www.phrases.org.uk bulletin_board 6 messages 668.html) for the complete poem.