Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out
"You're thinking of Shakespeare," said Mr. Grice, and taking down a copy from a shelf well lined with books, recited in an emphatic nasal voice:
Hamlet was what you might call too introspective for Mr. Grice, the sonnets too passionate;
1. sounding as if it is produced partly through the nose;
tending to think a lot about your own thoughts, feelings, etc.