“My Lord knows I speak nothing but the truth!”
have been hissed. People look at the dress, not at the wearer; thought
entertaining. Among other subjects, it turned upon the events of the
Whereas the lie in words is in certain cases useful and not hateful; in dealing with enemies --that would be an instance; or again, when those whom we call our friends in a fit of madness or illusion are going to do some harm, then it is useful and is a sort of medicine or preventive; also in the tales of mythology, of which we were just now speaking --because we do not know the truth about ancient times, we make falsehood as much like truth as we can, and so turn it to account.
Ron lifted Scabbers out of his inside pocket and placed him next to the cage of his fellow rats, who stopped their skipping tricks and scuffled to the wire for a better took.
I know. I've seen it three times this month already.
“Did you get them?” Hermione asked breathlessly.
And what is honoured is cultivated, and that which has no honour is neglected.