¡°But ¡ª¡± Ron was turning over the books she had handed him, looking at the covers. ¡°You haven't got any of these subjects today. It's only Defense Against the Dark Arts this afternoon.¡±
¡°I really wish I could hear that great hairy moron trying to defend himself¡¡®There's no ¡®arm in ¡®im, ¡®onest ¡ª'¡That Hippogriff's as good as dead ¡ª¡±
¡°Even the Hogwarts ghosts avoid it,¡± said Ron as they leaned on the fence, looking up at it. ¡°I asked Nearly Headless Nick¡he says he's heard a very rough crowd lives here. No one can get in. Fred and George tried, obviously, but all the entrances are sealed shut¡¡±
¡°Not if he thought I was the spy, Peter,¡± said Lupin. ¡°I assume that's why you didn't tell me, Sirius?¡± he said casually over Pettigrew's head.
Stanley turned to the front page and chuckled.