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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • under the pretense of scouring the bare hedges for nonexistent blackberries, they continued their ongoing exchange of news.
  • Next week: Albus Dumbledore at Hogwarts — the Prizes and the Pretense.
  • Ron and Hermione don’t have to come, it’s their choice — " "I don’t see that you have to go either!" she snapped, dropping all pretense now.

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  • The country maintains a pretense of a free press.
  • Nobody is fooled by her pretense.

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