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 for Rack and ruin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rack \Rack\, n. [See Wreck.]
     A wreck; destruction. [Obs., except in a few phrases.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Rack and ruin, destruction; utter ruin. [Colloq.]
  
     To go to rack, to perish; to be destroyed. [Colloq.] "All
        goes to rack." --Pepys.
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