The entrance hall contained a few last-minute stragglers, all leaving the Great Hall after breakfast and heading through the double oak doors to watch the second task. They stared as Harry flashed past, sending Colin and Dennis Creevey flying as he leapt down the stone steps and out onto the bright, chilly grounds.
"This is a lovely rose," said the wise man; "but there is one
here, I believe. It's no sin. Open the bundle, Joe.'
schoolmaster's daughter," cried he; "will you give me a kiss?"
“They did!” said Neville. “And the dragon’s true too!”
“Good lord, is it Harry Potter? Very pleased to meet you, Ron's told us so much about—”