This is from the Long Branch (NJ) Record, 29 May 1902, pg. 12, col. 6:

What Is Sin?

Recently a neighboring pastor was preaching to the children in our

church, says a writer in The Homilietic Review. After asking many questions

and impressing on the minds of the children that they must be saved from sin,

he asked the question, "What is sin?" A bright little boy, six years old,

quick as thought, replied, "Chewing, smoking, cursing and tearing your