"Thanks, Dedalus," said Harry, bestowing a small and embarrassed smile upon the dark haired Hestia.
Hagrid stooped down, bestowed upon Harry a cursory and rib-cracking hug, then ran back to the shattered window.
"While the diadem bestows wisdom," she said with an obvious effort to pull herself together, "I doubt that it would greatly increase you chances of defeating the wizard who calls himself Lord — " "Haven’t I told you, I’m not interested in wearing it!"
Thank God, thank God — " Mrs. Weasley ran forward, but the hug Bill bestowed upon her was perfunctory.
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bestow blessings upon the marriage
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.