Not only had they behaved dutifully and without apparent concern for their own safety, but they also offered the hope that not all of the younger male generation were venial, lazy, proud, irreligious, inconsiderate, self-indulgent, weak-willed, and timorous.
Make it quick, please. [Gort: "Hmph. You were weak-willed. Whatever happens to you after this is of your own doing."] I'm not afraid.