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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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Specimens of English, Spoken, Read, and Recited

Walter Rippmann (ed) - 1914 - 131 pages
...the Present Discontents. Sir, — The^ atrocious crime of being a young man, 2 A which the honourable gentleman has with such spirit and decency charged upon me, I shall neither 4 attempt to palliate nor deny, but content myself with wishing that I may be one of those...
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The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture, Volume 6

Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke - 1918
...became famous and has always held a place in collections of declamations — the one beginning — The atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...has with such spirit and decency charged upon me. This speech, however, was reported on hearsay by Dr. Johnson, and doubtless contains more mannerisms...
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A Review of English Grammar

John Earle Uhler - 1926 - 179 pages
...man that made the largest donation. 24. He worked industriously so that finally he did succeed. 25. 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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Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney-General-designate: Hearing Before the Committee ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1961 - 39 pages
...when Mr. Pitt, Earl of Chatham, was assailed because of his age, in the Parliament in London, he said: 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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Records, Volume 20

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1917
...Lenox's election to the Mayorship in the vein of Pitt, in his defense of the American colonies. "Sir;— the atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall not attempt to palliate nor deny— but . . ." But to the Old Member's pleading: "It is objected that...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 20

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1917
...Lenox's election to the Mayorship in the vein of Pitt, in his defense of the American colonies. "Sir; — the atrocious crime of being a young man, which the...such spirit and decency, charged upon me, I shall not attempt to palliate nor deny— but ..." But to the Old Member's pleading: "It is objected that...
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Civil Rights Act of 1991: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Civil and ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights - 1994 - 335 pages
...Robert Walpole and Mr. Pitt. In the response to a similar complaint, I believe that Mr. Pitt said that, "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 content myself with wishing that I may be one of those whose...
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Samuel Johnson and the Essay

Robert Donald Spector - 1997 - 254 pages
...with his cleverly scornful language: "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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