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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • On the right-hand side, short queues were forming before each fireplace, waiting to depart.
  • And yet, he thought, as they joined the queue lining up outside Snape’s classroom door, she had chosen to come and talk to him, hadn’t she?
  • After breakfast they queued up in front of Filch, who matched their names to the long list of students who had permission from their parents or guardian to visit the village.
  • A very old, stooped wizard with a hearing trumpet had shuffled to the front of the queue now.
  • That bossy woman up front ’oo got on with you, she’s given us a little tip to move you up the queue.
  • And unbelievably, no sooner had he arrived outside Transfiguration than something just as good happened: Seamus stepped out of the queue to face him.
  • ’Over here!’ called Mrs Weasley above the renewed clanging of the warlock in the corner, and they followed her to the queue in front of a plump blonde witch seated at a desk marked Enquiries.
  • ’Oh — yes…’ They joined the queue of people being signed out by Filch, occasionally catching each other’s eye and grinning shiftily, but not talking to each other.
  • Meanwhile, at the front of the queue, a young wizard was performing an odd onthe-spot jig and trying, in between yelps of pain, to explain his predicament to the witch behind the desk.
  • ’How many hours d’you think you’re doing a day?’ he demanded of Harry and Ron as they queued outside Herbology, a manic gleam in his eyes.
  • ’How many hours d’you think you’re doing a day?’ he demanded of Harry and Ron as they queued outside Herbology a manic gleam in his eyes.
  • He scooped up Dobby, who was still attempting to do himself serious injury, and ran with the elf in his arms to join the back of the queue.
  • Harry heard them whispering about it as they queued up outside classes, discussing it over lunch and in the back of lessons, while Hermione even reported that every occupant of the cubicles in the girls’ toilets had been talking about it when she nipped in there before Ancient Runes.

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