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" Much more, Sir, is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has receded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation ; — who prostitutes himself for money which he cannot enjoy, and spends the remains of his life in the ruin of... "
The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence). - Page 62
by Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 452 pages
...appears in the indignant reply of the youthful Pitt, to his aged accuser in debate ; But youth, it seems, is not my only crime ; I have been accused, — of acting a THEATRICAL part. And afterwards, arraigning the ministry, he said, dence. Pardon me, gentlemen, — cmJUence ii a plant...
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The American Preceptor

Caleb Bingham - 1829 - 234 pages
...more, sir, is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has receded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation ; who prostitutes...the remains of his life in the ruin of his country. 5. But youth, sir, is not my only crime ; I have been ac cused of acting a theatrical part. A theatrical...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1830 - 472 pages
...as he advanced in age has receded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation;—who prostitutes himself for money which he cannot enjoy,...of his life in the ruin of his country. But youth, Sir, is not my only crime; I have been accused of acting a theatrical part. A theatrical part may either...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress - Law - 1831 - 688 pages
...becomes more wicked with less temptation; who prostitutes himself for a reward which he never can hope to enjoy, and spends the remains of his life in the ruin of his country." But after all, said Mr. A., is this an affair of such moment as to justify the vindictive feeling wliich...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1831 - 692 pages
...becomei more wicked with less temptation; who prostitutes himself for a reward which he never can hope to enjoy, and spends the remains of his life in the ruin of his country." But after all, said Mr. A., is this an affair of such moment as to justify the vindictive feeling which...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832 - 428 pages
...more, Sir, is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has receded from virtue, and become more wicked with less temptation, — who prostitutes...of his life in the ruin of his country. But youth, Sir, is not my only crime : I have been accused of acting a theatrical part. — A theatrical part...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

Art - 1832 - 616 pages
...Much more is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has seceded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation ; who prostitutes...the remains of his life in the ruin of his country." Pitt gradually obtained the reputation of being one of the most vigilant and powerful opposers in the...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

Art - 1832 - 592 pages
...Much more is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has seceded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation ; who prostitutes himself for money which he cannot enjov, and spends the remains of his life in the ruin of his country." Pitt gradually obtained the...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

Antislavery movements - 1833 - 370 pages
...Much more is he to be abhorred who, as he has advanced in age, has receded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation — who prostitutes...the remains of his life in the ruin of his country." It was soon thought important to obtain his co-operation with government, and in 1746 he was made joint...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 360 pages
...more is he to be abhorred', who', as he has advanced in age', has receded from virtue', and becomes more wicked', with less temptation': — who prostitutes...of acting a theatrical part'. A theatrical part may imply', either some peculiarities of gesture', or a dissimulation of my real "K6n'fe 'dent— not,...
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