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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • While Neville recited his grades and wondered aloud whether he would be allowed to take a Transfiguration NEWT, with only an "Acceptable," Harry watched him without really listening.
  • There was Golpalott’s Third Law, stated word for word as Hermione had recited it, but not a single illuminating note in the Prince’s hand to explain what it meant.
  • Hermione recited at top speed: ’Golpalott’s-Third-Law— states-that-theantidote-for-a-blended-poison-will-be-equal-to— more-than-the-sum-of-theantidotes-for-each-of-the-separale— components.’
  • He kept reciting their names to himself, as though by listing them he could bring them within reach: ’the locket …, the cup … the snake … something of Gryffindor’s or Ravenclaw’s … the locket … the cup … the snake … something of Gryffindor’s or Ravenclaw’s …’ This mantra seemed to pulse through Harry’s mind as he fell asleep at night, and his dreams were thick with cups, lockets and mysterious objects that he could not quite reach, though Dumbledore helpfully offered Harry a rope…

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  • She recited a poem.
  • The children recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

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