Julian Gray if I stand here self-accused
of the offense, that I have committed, before the man whom I have wronged.
He scrambled awkwardly to his feet, and said to the self-accused
murderer in tones of limpid penitence: "I'm awfully sorry, my dear sir, but your tale is really rubbish.
Perhaps the supreme example is Dostoevsky, whose underground men and self-accused
criminals measure what they have lost by the intricacy and volume of their confessions.