Deliberately causing mayhem in Snape's Potions class was about as safe as poking a sleeping dragon in the eye.
Snape was looking as though the first person to ask him for a Love Potion would be force-fed poison.
Harry looked down and saw deep green mountains and lakes, coppery in the sunset.
On Harry dug, deeper and deeper into the hard, cold earth, subsuming his grief in sweat, denying the pain in his scar.
Then he heard a terrible cry that pulled at his insides, that expressed agony of a kind that neither flame nor curse could cause, and he stood up, swaying, more frightened than he had been that day, more frightened, perhaps, than he had been in his whole life...
I have gone temporarily deaf and haven't any idea what you said, Harry.
Ron's indignation on his behalf was worth about a hundred points to him.
And Harry felt, as he had felt about phoenix song before, that the music was inside him, not without....
Had a house-elf taste every bottle after what happened to your poor friend Rupert.
Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.
Warrington's aim's so pathetic I'd be more worried if he was aiming for the person next to me.
But some part of him realized, even as he fought to break free form Lupin, that Sirius had never kept him waiting before.... Sirius had risked everything, always, to see Harry, to help him.... If Sirius was not reappearing out of that archway when Harry was yelling for him as though his life depended on it, the only possible explanation was that he could not come back. ... That he really was...
I expect what you're not aware of would fill several books, Dursely.
Rita looked as though she would have liked nothing better than to seize the paper umbrella sticking out of Hermione's drink and thrust it up her nose.
Aha! What villains are these, that trespass upon my private lands! Come to scorn at my fall, perchance? Draw, you knaves, you dogs!
If all goes well, you will be able to save more than one innocent life tonight.
Why don't you run along and play with your chemistry set.
Don't be sorry, my dear sir, for nothing could upset me today! Rejoice, for You-Know-Who is gone at last! Even muggles like yourself should be celebrating this happy, happy day.
If there is one thing Voldemort cannot understand, it is love. He didn't realize that love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves its own mark. Not a scar, no visible sign…to have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever. It is in your very skin.
The narrow path had opened up suddenly onto the edge of a great black lake. Perched atop a high mountain on the other side, its windows sparkling in the starry sky, was a vast castle with many turrets and towers.
And sure enough, in seeking to become superhuman this foolhardy young man renders himself inhuman. The heart that he has locked away slowly shrivels and grows hair, symbolising his own descent to beasthood.
Enemies of the Heir, beware! You'll be next, Mudbloods!
The Chamber Of Secrets had been opened... enemies of the heir, beware
Brains like that you could be a Death Eater son.
Harry, you wonderful boy, you brave, brave man.
I love to read. Most kids don't, but I'm different.
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