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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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  • However, tragedy intervened.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To his relief, Ron intervened.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ron gave Harry a reproachful look, and said, "Let's not worry about that now " But Mr. Ollivander intervened.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was a brief silence in which the distant echo of Hagrid smashing down a wooden front door seemed to reverberate through the intervening years.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As the curses came shooting across the intervening space again, Hagrid swerved and zigzagged: Harry knew that Hagrid did not dare use the dragon-fire button again, with Harry seated so insecurely.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At the start of the intervening school years, he had merely skimmed off the topmost three quarters of the contents and replaced or updated them, leaving a layer of general debris at the bottom old quills, desiccated beetle eyes, single socks that no longer fit.  (not reviewed by editor)

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