I never thought I'd hear myself say it, but safety first!
House-elves come with big old manors and castles and places like that.
He chanced a glance at her. She was not tearful; that was one of the many wonderful things about Ginny, she was rarely weepy. He had sometimes thought that having six brothers must have toughened her up.
Weaknesses of Voluntary Bodies 22.23 … The main weaknesses of such bodies are that they are hard to launch, liable to disintegrate.
I think we must expect great things from you, Mr. Potter. . . . After all, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named did great things — terrible, yes, but great.
What’s that? said Ron, pointing at a large dish of some sort of shellfish stew that stood beside a large steak-and-kidney pudding. Bouillabaisse, said Hermione. Bless you, said Ron. It’s French, said Hermione, I had it on holiday summer before last. It’s very nice. I’ll take your word for it, said Ron, helping himself to black pudding.