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" The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the honourable gentleman has, with such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny; but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those whose follies may cease... "
Everybody's Writing-desk Book - Page 6
by Charles Nisbet, Don Lemon - 1892 - 310 pages
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The Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - 1901 - 533 pages
...world. Chatham. William Pitt, Earl of (England, 1708-1778.) The Crime of Being a Toung Man — Sir: The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny; — but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those...
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The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...world. Chatham. William Pitt, Earl of (England, 1708-1778.) The Crime of Being a Young Man — Sir : The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny; — but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 5

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1902 - 11114 pages
...and enormous principles. REPLY TO WALPOLE DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, MARCH 6, 1741 SIB, — The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny, but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those whose...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature

Robert Chambers - 1902
...to the Charge of being Young. SIR — The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the honourable d keep the hiccups from the heart. With good and ǀ 0 U neither attempt to palliate nor deny, but content myself with wishing that I may he one of those whose...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902
...the Charge of being: Young:. SIR — The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the honourable 902 neither attempt to palliate nor deny, but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those whose...
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Famous Orators of the World and Their Best Orations

Charles Morris - 1902 - 639 pages
...and flights of oratory are pardonable in young men, but in no others." Pitt's reply — beginning, " The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny " — effectually settled the old Conservative, and showed the...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - 1905
...eloquent appealf in their lxihai/— wiu born Nov. 15, 1708. Sir, — the atrocious crime of being u young man, which the honorable gentleman has, with such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny ; but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those whose...
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Grammar of the English Sentence

Jonathan Rigdon - 1903 - 300 pages
...Not a single region that the Indians can now call their own do the winds of the Atlantic fan. (16) The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the honorable gentleman has with such spirit of decency charged upon me, I shall attempt neither to palliate nor to deny. (17) The jingling of the...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Universal Reference Library ..., Volume 4

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - 1905
...January 1741, he delivered the speech reported by Johnson for the 'Gentleman's Magazine,' beginning, "The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...with such spirit and decency charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny." But it is probable that there is more of Johnson than of Pitt...
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Chatham, Volume 2

Frederic Harrison - 1905 - 239 pages
...his mouth, the famous retort : — " The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the honourable gentleman has with such spirit and decency charged upon me, I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny, but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those whose...
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