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"Like this," he said irritably. He seized his left ear and pulled. His whole head swung off his neck and fell onto his shoulder as if it was on a hinge. Someone had obviously tried to behead him, but not done it properly. Looking pleased at the stunned looks on their faces, Nearly Headless Nick flipped his head back onto his neck, coughed, and said, "So -- new Gryffindors! I hope you're going to help us win the house championship this year? Gryffindors have never gone so long without winning. Slytherins have got the cup six years in a row! The Bloody Baron's becoming almost unbearable -- he's the Slytherin ghost."
"You're not old enough, Ginny, now be quiet. All right, Percy, you go first."
The Weasleys were clearly one of those old wizarding families the pale boy in Diagon Alley had talked about.
"He is," said the first twin. "Aren't you?" he added to Harry.
"No," Harry said again, wondering what on earth Quidditch could be.
"Because he's a prefect," said their mother fondly. "All right, dear, well, have a good term -- send me an owl when you get there."
"I'm not sure that'll work, Vernon."
"Blimey, Harry, I keep forgettin' how little yeh know -- not knowin' about Quidditch!"
"Really? What happened to them?"
"Hmmm," said Mr. Ollivander, giving Hagrid a piercing look. "Well, now -- Mr. Potter. Let me see." He pulled a long tape measure with silver markings out of his pocket. "Which is your wand arm?"
"So proud, Mr. Potter, I'm just so proud."
While they had been talking, the train had carried them out of London. Now they were speeding past fields full of cows and sheep. They were quiet for a time, watching the fields and lanes flick past.
THE JOURNEY FROM PLATFORM NINE AND THREE-QUARTERS
A pair of goblins bowed them through the silver doors and they were in a vast marble hall. About a hundred more goblins were sitting on high stools behind a long counter, scribbling in large ledgers, weighing coins in brass scales, examining precious stones through eyeglasses. There were too many doors to count leading off the hall, and yet more goblins were showing people in and out of these. Hagrid and Harry made for the counter.。