时间：2020 01-21 作者：tazexce 浏览量：58252
'Don't be silly, of course there is,' said Hermione, and Harry saw, with an ominous feeling, that her face was suddenly alight with the kind of fervour that SPEW usually inspired in her. 'It's about preparing ourselves, like Harry said in Umbridge's first lesson, for what's waiting for us out there. It's about making sure we really can defend ourselves. If we don't learn anything for a whole year - '
'Or any part of your body, really, we're not fussy where we stick this,' said Fred.
They walked down the main street past Zonko's Wizarding Joke Shop, where they were not surprised to see Fred, George and Lee Jordan, past the post office, from which owls issued at regular intervals, and turned up a side-street at the top of which stood a small inn. A battered wooden sign hung from a rusty bracket over the door, with a picture on it of a wild boar's severed head, leaking blood on to the white cloth around it. The sign creaked in the wind as they approached. All three of them hesitated outside the door.
She went up to the counter and handed over fifteen Sickles and two Knuts, with Ron still breathing down her neck.
'He's WHAT?' spluttered Ron, outraged, his ears now resembling curls of raw beef. 'She's going out with - my sister's going - what d'you mean, Michael Corner?'
'What d'you mean? Who's taking anything badly? I'm not going to harp on about anything . . .' Ron continued to chunter under his breath all the way down the street.
Ron, who had been draining the last few drops from his Butterbeer bottle, gagged and sprayed Butterbeer down his front.
I suppose you might say - how do you find Hogwarts? Do you feel you receive enough support from the school management?'
The phrase stirred something in Harry's memory.
'Last year,' Ron said, almost shouting now, 'you fought off You-know-Who again - '
'Which one was Michael Corner?' Ron demanded furiously.