It’s easy for men to talk — they don’t and never will have to bear the woes that women do! I believe that in the course of the next century the notion that it’s a woman’s duty to have children will change and make way for the respect and admiration of all women, who bear their burdens without complaint or a lot of pompous words! Yours, Anne M. Frank FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 1944 Dearest Kitty, New problems: Mrs. van D. is at her wit’s end.
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She gave another pompous speech.
"Well done, Ron, excellent," said Percy Weasley pompously as "Zabini, Blaise," was made a Slytherin.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone