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The snake jerked its head toward Uncle Vernon and Dudley, then raised its eyes to the ceiling. It gave Harry a look that said quite plainly:
"Ministry o' Magic messin' things up as usual," Hagrid muttered, turning the page.
"Yeah," said Ron. He flopped back into his seat, looking depressed.
Friday was an important day for Harry and Ron. They finally managed to find their way down to the Great Hall for breakfast without getting lost once.
"Welcome to Hogwarts," said Professor McGonagall. "The start-of-term banquet will begin shortly, but before you take your seats in the Great Hall, you will be sorted into your houses. The Sorting is a very important ceremony because, while you are here, your house will be something like your family within Hogwarts. You will have classes with the rest of your house, sleep in your house dormitory, and spend free time in your house common room.
"You all right, Harry? Yer very quiet," said Hagrid.
A tinkling bell rang somewhere in the depths of the shop as they stepped inside. It was a tiny place, empty except for a single, spindly chair that Hagrid sat on to wait. Harry felt strangely as though he had entered a very strict library; he swallowed a lot of new questions that had just occurred to him and looked instead at the thousands of narrow boxes piled neatly right up to the ceiling. For some reason, the back of his neck prickled. The very dust and silence in here seemed to tingle with some secret magic.
Harry looked up into the fierce, wild, shadowy face and saw that the beetle eyes were crinkled in a smile.
Harry didn't say anything.
"Want a hand?" It was one of the red-haired twins he'd followed through the barrier.
"You're not old enough, Ginny, now be quiet. All right, Percy, you go first."
"Got time fer a bite to eat before yer train leaves," he said.
There was suddenly a loud tapping noise.
"Hello," said the boy, "Hogwarts, too?"
"Really? What happened to them?"