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- It matters not whether Snape was mine or Dumbledore's, or what petty obstacles they tried to put in my path!Chapter 36 -- The Flaw in the Plan (67% in)
- It was Umbridge's lie that brought the blood surging into Harry's brain and obliterated his sense of caution — that the locket she had taken as a bribe from a petty criminal was being used to bolster her own pure-blood credentials.Chapter 13 -- The Muggle-Born Registration Commission (73% in)
There are no more uses of "petty" in Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows.
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