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Used in
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • 'All righ', you two?' he said, trying to muster a smile but managing only a kind of pained grimace.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There were no good hiding places nearby, she was bound to have heard his footsteps, and in any case, Harry could hardly muster the energy to avoid anyone at the moment.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was just that he had never really understood what that meant… And yet sitting here on the edge of the lake, with the terriblc weight of grief dragging at him, with the loss of Sirius so raw and fresh inside, he could not muster any great sense of fear.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He's a good lad, really… I've bin thinkin' abou' tryin' ter find him a lady friend, actually…' Harry would normally have tried to persuade Hagrid out of this idea at once; the prospect of a second giant taking up residence in the Forest, possibly even wilder and more brutal than Grawp, was positively alarming, but somehow Harry could not muster the energy necessary to argue the point.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Well, well, well…" Harry replied with the dirtiest look he could muster.  (not reviewed by editor)

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