He squeezed Buckbeak's sides with his heels. Harry and Hermione jumped back as the enormous wings rose once more¡ The Hippogriff took off into the air¡ He and his rider became smaller and smaller as Harry gazed after them¡ then a cloud drifted across the moon¡. They were gone.
¡°Indeed? And you've been carrying them around ever since? How very touching¡and what is this?¡±
¡°It's not as bad as it sounds, you know,¡± said George. ¡°We don't reckon Filch ever found out how to work it. He probably suspected what it was, though, or he wouldn't have confiscated it.¡±
¡°Well, get back to your common room where you belong!¡± snapped Filch, and he stood glaring until Harry had passed out of sight.