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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Auto-Answer Quills are banned from the examination hall, as are Remembralls, Detachable Cribbing Cuffs and SelfCorrecting Ink.
  • His expression was calm, almost detached.
  • How could He looked up at Grawp, who was now pulling back the pine with an expression of detached pleasure on his boulderish face; the roots were creaking as he ripped them away from the ground.
  • Funny’ he said, ’you’d think I’d have stopped walking around…’ Malloy looked angrier than Harry had ever seen him; he felt a kind of detached satisfaction at the sight of his pale, pointed face contorted with rage.
  • He could as easily detach his legsˇ­ ’You’re not doing it, Potterˇ­ you will need more discipline than thisˇ­ focus, nowˇ­" Harry tried to empty his mind, tried not to think, or remember, or feelˇ­ ’Let’s go againˇ­ on the count of threeˇ­ one — two — three —Legilimens!

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  • She spoke in a cold, detached manner as though she didn’t care about him any more.
  • These days, she seems emotionally detached whenever she talks about him.

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