Do you remember,
Consider the Jewish joke, with the old lady running distractedly along the seashore: Help! My son the doctor is drowning. Amusing, I suppose. Her pride, I suppose, is amusing: it is greater than her love.
Unorthodoxy threatens more than the life of a mere individual; it strikes at Society itself.
a lot of human behavior was really acting out our responses to dangers long past.
I don’t deserve a soul, yet I still have one. I know because it hurts.
I had acquired an undeniable mystique - if only to the Bancroft butt-room boys. Don’t forget: Miss Frost was an older woman, and that goes a long way with boys - even if the older woman has a penis!
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.