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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.
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