I mention this because I was talking to a rather pompous Orientalist over the weekend, and at one point, during a very deep, metaphysical lull in the conversation, I told him I had a little brother who once got over an unhappy love affair by trying to translate the Mundaka Upanishad into classical Greek.
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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