Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by A.E. Housman
Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists? And what has he been after that they groan and shake their fists? And wherefore is he wearing such a conscience-stricken air? Oh they're taking him to prison for the colour of his hair.
A.E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859–1936), British poet. Oh Who Is That Young Sinner with the Handcuffs on His Wrists? (L. 1–4). . .
The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman. (1965) Henry Holt.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2013 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.