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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • 'I am working!' said Harry nettled.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'We wanted to talk to you, Harry,' said Ginny, 'but as you've been hiding ever since we got back —' 'I didn't want anyone to talk to me,' said Harry, who was feeling more and more nettled.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Hagrid,' said Hermione breathlessly, skirting the patch of nettles they had passed on their way there, 'if the centaurs don't want humans in the Forest, it doesn't really look as though Harry and I will be able —' 'Ah, you heard what they said, 'said Hagrid dismissively, 'they wouldn't hurt foals — I mean, kids.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • '1 knew yeh'd say yes,' said Hagrid into his handkerchief, 'but I won'… never… forget… well… c'mon… jus' a little bit further through here… watch yerselves, now, there's nettles…' They walked on in silence for another fifteen minutes; Harry had opened his mouth to ask how much further they had to go when Hagrid threw out his right arm to signal that they should stop.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: my nettlesome little sister
as in: beware of nettles near the river
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