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Ron looked at his watch.
"Is there a problem?" said a mild voice. Professor Lupin had just gotten out of the next carriage.
"Harry! Harry! Hi, Harry!"
A few cauldrons away, Neville was in trouble. Neville regularly went to pieces in Potions lessons; it was his worst subject, and his great fear of Professor Snape made things ten times worse. His potion, which was supposed to be a bright, acid green, had turned --
"What's she talking about?" he said to Harry. "She hasn't been to an Arithmancy class yet."
"Righ' then," said Hagrid, who seemed to have lost his thread, "so -- so yeh've got yer books an' -- an' - - now yeh need the Magical Creatures. Yeah. So I'll go an' get 'em. Hang on... "
"Very well, thanks --"
"Now," said Snape in his most dangerous voice.
"'Ear about that 'Arry Potter? Blew up 'is aunt! We 'ad 'im 'ere on the Knight Bus, di'n't we, Ern? 'E was tryin' I to run for it...."
"Yes," said Harry, "I need --"
Hermione prodded Ron in the back to make him hurry, and the three of them joined the crowd swarming up the steps, through the giant oak front doors, into the cavernous entrance hall, which was lit with flaming torches, and housed a magnificent marble staircase that led to the upper floors.
Neville's face went, if possible, even redder. Snape's lip curled, but he left, shutting the door with a snap.
"You think he'll be all right?" said Hermione nervously.
"Are you sure you're okay, Harry?" said Hermione, watching Harry anxiously.
"Right then," said Professor Lupin. "Can you picture those clothes very clearly, Neville? Can you see them in your mind's eye?"
They didn't talk much during the remainder of the journey. At long last, the train stopped at Hogsmeade station, and there was a great scramble to get outside; owls hooted, cats meowed, and Neville's pet toad croaked loudly from under his hat. It was freezing on the tiny platform; rain was driving down in icy sheets.