"I can’t think why they’re doing it down there — unless —but no —" A plump witch carrying a smoking goblet entered the lift at that moment, and Mr Weasley did not elaborate.
The hair that had once been set in elaborate curls now hung lank and unkempt around her face.
There were about fifty of them, all, as far as he could see, wearing plum-coloured robes with an elaborately worked silver ’W on the left-hand side of the chest and all staring down their noses at him, some with very austere expressions, others looks of frank curiosity.
Then he turned to Ron, ready to exchange the exasperated looks they sometimes shared when Hermione elaborated on far-fetched schemes like SPEW To Harrys consternation, however, Ron did not look exasperated.
Harry and Hermione looked at each other, startled, but Hagrid, scowling, did not elaborate., ’Anyway,’ he said, breathing a little more heavily than —usual, ’since then the other centaurs’ve bin livid with me, an’ the trouble is they’ve got a lot of influence in the Forestů cleverest creatures in here.’
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