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Page 16

The idea of a teenage Dumbledore was simply odd, like trying to imagine a stupid Hermione or a friendly Blast-Ended Skrewt.


Page 64

‘You think I’m a fool?’ demanded Harry. ‘No, I think you’re like James,’ said Lupin, ‘who would have regarded it as the height of dishonour to mistrust his friends.’


Page 137

‘Homenum revelio.’ Nothing happened. ‘Well, you’ve just had a big shock,’ said Ron kindly. ‘What was that supposed to do?’ ‘It did what I meant it to do!’ said Hermione rather crossly. ‘That was a spell to reveal human presence,


Page 150

The Black family crest was painstakingly painted over the bed, along with its motto, Toujours Pur.


Page 234

This was their first encounter with the fact that a full stomach meant good spirits; an empty one, bickering and gloom.


Page 267

The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.


Page 300

Only a true Gryffindor could have pulled that out of the Hat. And what were the qualities that defined a Gryffindor? A small voice inside Harry’s head answered him: their daring, nerve and chivalry set Gryffindors apart.


Page 333

‘The Elder Wand,’ he said, and he drew a straight vertical line upon the parchment. ‘The Resurrection Stone,’ he said, and he added a circle on top of the line. ‘The Cloak of Invisibility,’ he finished, enclosing both line and circle in a triangle, to make the symbol that so intrigued Hermione. ‘Together,’ he said, ‘the Deathly Hallows.’


Page 421

To a goblin, the rightful and true master of any object is the maker, not the purchaser. All goblin-made objects are, in goblin eyes, rightfully theirs.’


Page 467

‘You wouldn’t have stood it either. The thing is, it helps when people stand up to them, it gives everyone hope. I used to notice that when you did it, Harry.’


Page 478

‘Which came first, the phoenix or the flame?’


Page 478

‘Well then, I think the answer is that a circle has no beginning.’


Page 479

Ravenclaw’s plinth to read them. ‘“Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.”’


Page 482

‘Where do vanished objects go?’ ‘Into non-being, which is to say, everything,’ replied Professor McGonagall.


Page 569

But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here


Page 586

power was my weakness and my temptation. It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.


Page 591

‘Tell me one last thing,’ said Harry. ‘Is this real? Or has this been happening inside my head?’ Dumbledore beamed at him, and his voice sounded loud and strong in Harry’s ears even though the bright mist was descending again, obscuring his figure. ‘Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?’