He'd really done something to be proud of now — no one could say he was just a famous name any more.
People stared more than ever on the train. Hagrid took up two seats and sat knitting what looked like a canary-yellow circus tent.
Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall walking right past Peeves who was determinedly loosening a crystal chandelier and could have sworn he heard her tell the poltergeist out of the corner of her mouth, 'It unscrews the other way.
I'll eat myself if you can find A smarter hat than me.
Hm, said the witch, picking up Scabbers. How old is this rat? Dunno, said.
Didn't you see what it was standing on? The floor? Harry suggested. I wasn't looking at its feet, I was too busy with its heads.