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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • I knew I was condemning you to ten dark and difficult years.
  • And now the Sorting Hat is here And you all know the score: I sort you into houses Because that is what I’m for, But this year I’ll go further, Listen closely to my song: Though condemned I am to split you Still I worry that it’s wrong, Though / must fulfil my duty And must quarter everv year Still I wonder whether Sorting May not bring the end I fear.

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as in: She condemned their plan Define
express strong criticism
as in: was condemned to life in prison Define
force into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment or: find guilty -- especially in court or: provide the means of finding guilty
as in: condemned the building Define
an official government finding that a building is not suitable to be occupied
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