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" Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, I will not, Sir, assume the province of determining ; — but surely age may become justly contemptible, if the opportunities which it brings have passed away without improvement, and vice appears... "
The Congressional Globe - Page 621
by United States. Congress - 1831
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...of that number who are ignorant in spite of experience. Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, I will not assume the province of determining;...improvement, and vice appears to prevail, when the passions have subsided. The wretch who, after having seen the consequences of a thousand errors, continues still...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J ..., Volume 1

John Almon - 1810
...that number who are ignorant in spite of experience. ' Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, I will not assume the province of determining:...contemptible, if the opportunities which .it brings have past away without improvement, and vice appears to prevail when the passions have subsided. The wretch...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl ..., Volume 1

John Almon - 1810
...that number who are ignorant in spite of experience. ' Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, I will not assume the province of determining:...contemptible, if the opportunities which it brings have past away without improvement, and vice appears to prevail when the passions have subsided. The wretch...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...ignorant in spite of experience. Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, I will not, sir, assume the province of determining ;—but surely...contemptible, if the opportunities which it brings have past away without improvement, and vice appears to prevail, when the passions have subsided. The wretch...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1812
...ignorant in spite of experience. ' Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, I will not, Sir, assume the province of determining ; but surely age...contemptible, if the opportunities which it brings have past away without improvement, and vice appears to prevail when the passions have subsided. The wretch...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...ignorant in spite of experience. Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, I will not, sir, assume the province of determining ;-—but surely...contemptible, if the opportunities which it brings have past away without improvement, and vice appears to prevail, when fhe passions have subsided. The wretch...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...reproach, I will not, Sir, assume the province of deter. mining ; but surely age may justly become contemptible, if the opportunities which it brings have passed away without improvement, and vice appear to prevail when the passions have subsided. The wretch, who, after having seen the consequences...
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The American Preceptor Improved:: Being a New Selection of Lessons for ...

Caleb Bingham - Readers - 1820 - 228 pages
...in spite of experience. 2. Whether youth can be imputed to any man as a reproach, 1 will nut, sir, assume the province of determining; but surely age...improvement, and vice appears to prevail, when the passions have subsided. 3. 1 he wretch, who after having seen the consequences of a thousand errors, continues...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1820
...satyr; and age, if we may be allowed to quote a splendid passage from the first Lord Chatham, becomes justly contemptible, if the opportunities which it...brings have passed away without improvement, and vice prevails when the passions have subsided. Much more is he to be abhorred who, as he has advanced in...
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The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence).

Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
...assume the province of determining. But surely age may hecome justly contemptible, if the opportuniteis which it brings have passed away without improvement, and vice appears to prevail when the passions have subsided. The wretch that, after having seen the consequences of a thousand errors, continues...
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