I was talkin’ ter him seconds before that kid was found, he never had time, sir " Dumbledore tried to say something, but Hagrid went ranting on, waving the rooster around in his agitation, sending feathers everywhere.
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The captain is ranting and roaring about our lack of military discipline.
She will rant about my grades and the way I dress, but she loves me.