Are — you — insane? said Hermione in a hushed voice.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.
Yes, well, principles are sometimes the problem, if you ask me,' said Miles. ‘Often what's needed is a bit of common sense.' ‘Which is the name people usually give to their prejudices,' rejoined Kay.
Gawd knows yeh've had enough ter be gettin' on with, I've seen yeh practisin' Quidditch ev'ry hour o' the day an' night – but I gotta tell yeh, I thought you two'd value yer friend more'n broomsticks or rats. Tha's all.
Stone dead, said Howard, as though there were degrees of deadness, and the kind that Barry Fairbrother had contracted was particularly sordid.
Why would anyone want to celebrate the day they died? said Ron, who was halfway through his Potions homework and grumpy. Sounds dead depressing to me....