•“Tired of walking in on Harry, Hermione and Ron all over the school, Professor McGonagall had given them permission to use the empty Transfiguration classroom at lunchtimes.”
•“Stars winking in front of his eyes, he grabbed the top of the hat to pull it off and felt something long and hard beneath it.•“‘Nice socks, Potter,’ Moody growled as he passed, his magical eye staring through Harry’s robes.”
•“‘Everyone seems quite relieved, though, considering they all knew I’d get off,’ said Harry, smiling.”
•“Hagrid’s pumpkins swelled to the size of garden sheds.”...
Credit: f***yeahslytherin.tumblr.com I found these fascinating, thought you guys might too, :)
Bellatrix - “Bella” is a construct of the word “bellum” meaning “war” and “trix” refers to “a woman in power.” Bellatrix is therefore known as the “Female Warrior” and is also the pale yellow star indicating the left shoulder of the constellation Orion, the Great Hunter.
Blaise - Blaise was the teacher of Merlin. From the Roman name Blasius, which means “lisping.” From the Latin “blaesus.” A famous bearer was Blaise Pascal, a French mathematician and philosopher.