We, on the other hand, know exactly who did it, not that that gets us any further toward catching him.
"I, on the other hand, thought otherwise," said Dumbledore.
On the other hand, a number of shabby-looking stalls had sprung up along the street.
On the other hand, the Prince had proved a much more effective teacher than Snape so far.
On the other hand, he had to do what was best for the team, and Dean had outflown Seamus at the tryouts.
The Ministry, on the other hand, knew at once that this was a wizard’s murder.
Hermione looked flustered and immediately started fussing about for her copy of "Flesh-Eating Trees of the World" to find out the correct way to juice Snargaluff pods; Ron, on the other hand, looked sheepish but also rather pleased with himself.
Malfoy, on the other hand, did not crack a smile.
The whole Hall was suddenly full of staggering people; Neville was flat on his back; Ernie Macmillan, on the other hand, had done a kind of pirouet-ting leap into his hoop and looked momentarily thrilled, until he caught sight of Dean Thomas roaring with laughter at him.
Seamus Finnigan, on the other hand, refused pointblank to accompany his mother home; they had a shouting match in the Entrance Hall which was resolved when she agreed that he could remain behind for the funeral.
A part of him — the part closest to his throbbing right ear — was quite keen on the idea of letting Ron down and watching him run amok until the effects of the potion wore off … but on the other hand, they were supposed to be friends, Ron had not been himself when he had attacked, and Harry— thought that he would deserve another punching if he permitted Ron to declare undying love for Romilda Vane.
But on the other hand…" He shrugged and spread his hands wide, as though to say that age had its compensations, and Harry noticed a ring on his uninjured hand that he had never seen Dumbledore wear before: It was large, rather clumsily made of what looked like gold, and was set with a heavy black stone that had cracked down the middle.
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