- ’Don’t make your eyes red, Oliver, but eat your food and be thankful,’ said Mr. Bumble, in a tone of impressive pomposity.
- ’Come,’ said Mr. Bumble, somewhat less pompously, for it was gratifying to his feelings to observe the effect his eloquence had produced; ’Come, Oliver!
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J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone