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This is what the writers of serious books pompously call "the secret history of the whole matter."
She then pompously demanded a private audience with Sir Hugh, and the young party left the room.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
I consider that the "gastronomic art," as it is pompously called, is ninety-nine per cent plain rubbish.
This affair was pompously announced in all the newspapers while I was nearly reduced to beggary.
This legacy so pompously announced seemed of less importance to the legatees than to the testator.
"They shall understand that, ma'am; they shall be acquainted with the true state of the case," said Mr. Bumble pompously.
It was on the opposite side of the landing that what Mme. Fortin pompously called “Maxence's apartment” was situated.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
"We know none here, sir," said the old man pompously, while loungers in the ante-room smiled their enjoyment of the scene.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
The Edinburgh reviewer of the Scotsman pompously declared that such a book could do no good.
They shall understand that, maam; they shall be acquainted with the true state of the case, said Mr. Bumble pompously.

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