Famous Harry Potter and all that. I'd hate to see what the Ministry'd do to me if I blew up an aunt. Mind you, they'd have to dig me up first, because Mum would've killed me.
Kreacher said nothing, said the elf, with a second bow to George, adding in a clear undertone, and there's its twin, unnatural little beasts they are.
One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.
And I must draft an advertisement for the Daily Prophet, too,' he added thoughtfully. 'We'll be needing a new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.... Dear me, we do seem to run through them, don't we?
But from that moment on, Hermione Granger became their friend.
It was on the corner of the street that he noticed the first sign of something peculiar — a cat reading a map.