Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by

J. K. Rowling

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One of Harry’s best friends. A member of the large and gregarious Weasley clan, Ron welcomes Harry into his family, providing the home and security his orphaned friend lacks, lacks despite Harry’s superior wealth and status in the Wizarding world. Ron is extremely brave and loyal – he never shies away from helping Harry with a dangerous task and proves a heroic fighter in battles like the one that occurs at the end of Half-Blood Prince. However, he often feels overshadowed by his friends because he lacks Hermione’s intelligence and Harry’s unique position in the fight against Voldemort. His feelings of inferiority frequently making him lash out at his friends: for example, he starts dating Lavender Brown because he’s intimidated by Hermione, even though it’s increasingly clear that he’s in love with his best friend and she’s extremely upset by this relationship. Throughout the novel Ron displays remarkable insensitivity to Hermione’s feelings, as well as a sexist desire to control his sister Ginny’s love life and relationship with Harry. However, at the end of the book he reconciles with Hermione and helps lead the fight against the Death Eaters who have infiltrated Hogwarts. These events both raise his sense of self-worth and foreshadow the development of new emotional maturity in the series’ final installment.

Ron Weasley Quotes in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince quotes below are all either spoken by Ron Weasley or refer to Ron Weasley. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Scholastic edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince published in 2006.
Chapter Four: Horace Slughorn Quotes

In spite of the feeling of dread that had just swept through him, his spirits could not help but lift at the sight of it. Ron was in there…and so was Mrs. Weasley, who could cook better than anyone he knew…

Related Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Molly Weasley
Page Number: 76
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Chapter Five: An Excess of Phlegm Quotes

Harry did not really listen. A warmth was spreading through him…He knew that Ron and Hermione were more shocked than they were letting on, but the mere fact that they were still there on either side of him, speaking bracing words of comfort, not shrinking from him as though he were contaminated or dangerous, was worth more than he could ever tell them.

Related Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger
Page Number: 99
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Chapter Eleven: Hermione’s Helping Hand Quotes

“Anyone we know dead?” asked Ron in a determinedly casual voice; he posed the same question every time Hermione opened her paper.

Related Characters: Ron Weasley (speaker), Hermione Granger
Page Number: 221
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Chapter Fourteen: Felix Felicis Quotes

He and Cho were too embarrassed to look at each other, let alone talk to each other; what if Ron and Hermione started going out together, then split up? Could their friendship survive it?...And then, what if they didn’t split up? What if they became like Bill and Fleur, and it became excruciatingly embarrassing to be in their presence, so that he was shut out for good?

Page Number: 283
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It was as though something large and scaly erupted into life in Harry’s stomach, clawing at his insides: hot blood seemed to flood his brain, so that all thought was extinguished, replaced by a savage urge to jinx Dean into a jelly. Wresting with this sudden madness, he heard Ron’s voice as though from a great distance away.

Page Number: 286
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But unbidden into his mind came an image of that same deserted corridor with himself kissing Ginny instead…the monster in his chest purred…but then he saw Ron ripping open the tapestry curtain and drawing his wand on Harry, shouting things like “betrayal of trust”… “supposed to be my friend”…

Related Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Ginny Weasley
Page Number: 289
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Chapter Twenty-Five: The Seer Overheard Quotes

“Watch it,” he said, pointing warningly at Harry and Ginny. “Just because I’ve given my permission doesn’t mean I can’t withdraw it – “

’Your permission,’” scoffed Ginny. “Since when did you give me permission to do anything?”

Related Characters: Ron Weasley (speaker), Ginny Weasley (speaker), Harry Potter
Page Number: 536
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Chapter Thirty: The White Tomb Quotes

…In spite of everything, in spite of the dark and twisting path he saw stretching ahead for himself, in spite of the final meeting with Voldemort he knew must come, whether in a month, in a year, or in ten, he felt his heart lift at the thought that there was still one last golden day of peace left to enjoy with Ron and Hermione.

Page Number: 652
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Ron Weasley Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The timeline below shows where the character Ron Weasley appears in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Three: Will and Won’t
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...leave the house. With a wave of his wand, Dumbledore sends Harry’s belongings ahead to Ron’s house (called “the Burrow”); they have an errand to perform before heading there themselves. (full context)
Chapter Four: Horace Slughorn
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...Harry and Dumbledore arrive at the Burrow. Just looking at the building and knowing that Ron and Mrs. Weasley are inside makes Harry feel calm and cheerful. However, Dumbledore guides Harry... (full context)
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...survives. Dumbledore warns Harry not to speak freely about the prophecy but suggests he tell Ron and Hermione. Although doing so might entail confessing that he is “worried and frightened,” the... (full context)
Chapter Five: An Excess of Phlegm
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In the morning, he wakes up suddenly to Ron and Hermione’s exuberant entrance. Sitting down on his bed, they quiz him on his journey... (full context)
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Looking grumpy, Ron’s sister Ginny enters the room and says she knows someone who’s “worse than Umbridge.” Hermione... (full context)
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...that Bill likes the adventure and glamor that “Phlegm” provides, and Harry and Hermione laugh. Ron looks punch-drunk, clearly overwhelmed by Fleur’s magical attraction. Hermione tells him that he’s pathetic. (full context)
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...is trying to break up the engagement by constantly throwing Bill and Tonks together. When Ron argues that Bill will never ditch Fleur for someone “okay-looking” like Tonks, the girls take... (full context)
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Anyway, Ron says, Tonks seems increasingly depressed lately. Hermione thinks that she’s experiencing “survivor’s guilt” over Sirius’s... (full context)
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Ron updates Harry on Fred and George’s new joke shop, which has turned out to be... (full context)
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...night’s most important development, Harry shares that Dumbledore is going to give him personal lessons. Ron and Hermione are impressed. Harry says that he suspects the lessons have to do with... (full context)
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Ignoring her new black eye, Hermione looks sympathetically at Harry and asks if he’s scared. Ron points out that Dumbledore wouldn’t be giving Harry lessons if he didn’t have a chance,... (full context)
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...agitation while Mrs. Weasley tries to remove her bruise and Fleur looks on smugly. When Ron tries to comfort her, she wails that she knows she failed every test. Fleur starts... (full context)
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Harry sees three owls heading toward the Burrow, and Hermione grips him and Ron tightly. With trepidation, Harry opens the envelope addressed to him: he’s achieved a perfect score... (full context)
Chapter Six: Draco’s Detour
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For the next several weeks, Harry relaxes at the Burrow and plays Quidditch with Ron, Hermione, and Ginny. However, the peaceful summer is often interrupted by grim stories of disappearances... (full context)
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...permission, the group splits up: Ginny and her parents go to the bookstore, while Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Hagrid set off to buy new robes. When the trio enters Madam Malkin’s... (full context)
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...and Burkes, a secondhand shop specializing in “sinister objects.” As they look in the window, Ron produces an Extendable Ear he’s grabbed from the twins’ shop and unravels it so they... (full context)
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...anything he particularly liked. Borgin sees through this story and orders her out. She and Ron bicker about her failed ruse all the way back to Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, where they... (full context)
Chapter Seven: The Slug Club
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Harry can’t stop thinking about Malfoy’s excursion to Knockturn Alley, but to his frustration, Ron and Hermione don’t find it as suspicious as he does, pointing out that there could... (full context)
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...to Harry that Draco has replaced Lucius as a Death Eater in Voldemort’s army, but Ron and Hermione dismiss this possibility, saying that Voldemort wouldn’t want an accomplice so young. Undeterred,... (full context)
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Since Ron and Hermione are prefects and have to patrol the train, and Ginny is off to... (full context)
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Soon, Ron and Hermione enter the compartment. Ron complains that Draco is sitting with the other Slytherins... (full context)
Chapter Eight: Snape Victorious
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...that this is the woman whose prophecy determined the entire course of Harry’s life. As Ron and Hermione begin to question Harry about Slughorn’s lunch, Dumbledore gets up to give his... (full context)
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As they walk out of the Great Hall, Harry tells Ron what he overheard Malfoy say. However, Ron insists that Draco was just showing off for... (full context)
Chapter Nine: The Half-Blood Prince
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...the morning, Harry repeats his story to Hermione, but she too seems to agree with Ron. In any case, it’s hard for them to talk because so many younger students are... (full context)
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...becoming an Auror. Although Harry hasn’t purchased any supplies, he signs up for the class. Ron and Harry set off together, pleased at their many free periods. (full context)
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...the feat in twenty minutes, but Snape ignores her work and maliciously watches Harry and Ron struggle to succeed. (full context)
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Grabbing Ron’s wand, Snape turns on Harry to “demonstrate;” reacting instinctively, Harry casts a Shield Charm that... (full context)
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...“something flowery he thought he might have smelled in the burrow.” Finding that Harry and Ron don’t have supplies, Slughorn presents them with a pile of old textbooks from his supply... (full context)
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...“the best witch in our year.” Hermione turns to Harry with a delighted expression, but Ron is disgruntled, saying that there’s nothing special in pointing out the obvious. (full context)
Chapter Ten: The House of Gaunt
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...the professor responds that it is imperative. Harry asks for and receives permission to tell Ron and Hermione what Dumbledore is teaching him. (full context)
Chapter Eleven: Hermione’s Helping Hand
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...endured last year before being proved right about Voldemort, he’s an intriguing and “fanciable” figure. Ron points out that he too has scars from the night at the Ministry, and that... (full context)
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In disgust, Hermione turns to the Daily Prophet. Ron asks her casually if anyone they know has died – a question he now poses... (full context)
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...Hall, the trio pass the Patil twins whispering anxiously, but Lavender Brown turns to give Ron a smile. Hermione looks displeased for the entire walk to the Quidditch pitch. (full context)
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...trying out for the team, including the swaggering Cormac McLaggen, who is going for Keeper, Ron’s position. Harry quickly weeds out most of the entrants by posing some basic tests. Two... (full context)
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...for last, hoping that the stadium might empty out and thus pose less pressure for Ron. However, the crowd is even bigger and Ron looks sick. To Harry’s annoyance, Cormac performs... (full context)
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Harry turns to greet the new team and Hermione runs onto the pitch to congratulate Ron. As they walk towards Hagrid’s house, Ron recounts all his saves to Hermione’s increasing amusement.... (full context)
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...she did it, but justifies herself by saying that Cormac is bad-tempered had been insulting Ron and Ginny. Amused, Harry teases Hermione for behaving less properly than, as a prefect, she... (full context)
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...in his rooms with a few other “rising stars.” He seems not to notice that Ron is standing next to him. For once, Harry is happy to announce that he has... (full context)
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Grumpily, Ron tells Harry to drop his obsession with Draco; when Hermione snaps at him that it’s... (full context)
Chapter Twelve: Silver and Opals
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...thinks the spell in his head and is shocked to see that he’s inadvertently caused Ron’s body to skyrocket into the air and hang from his ankle. Consulting the book anxiously,... (full context)
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...– even, for example, the Death Eaters at the Quidditch World Cup two years ago. Ron accuses of her of being biased against the Prince because he’s better at Potions than... (full context)
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While Ron cranes his neck to catch sight of Madame Rosmerta, the pretty bartender, and Hermione jibes... (full context)
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...air, her face eerily empty. Then she starts to scream, clearly in “terrible anguish.” Harry, Ron, and Leanne grab her and pull her to the ground, where she continues to scream.... (full context)
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As Hermione comforts Leanne, Leanne explains that the curse happened when the package’s wrapping tore. Ron leans down to touch the brown paper, under which an opal necklace is visible; but... (full context)
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...was at Borgin and Burkes, Draco knew about it and could easily have bought it. Ron and Hermione are skeptical, and before they have time to argue, Professor McGonagall hurries up,... (full context)
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Although he’s annoyed at Ron and Hermione for refusing to back him up, Harry eagerly joins in as they discuss... (full context)
Chapter Fourteen: Felix Felicis
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During Herbology the next day, Harry updates Ron and Hermione on his lesson – although everyone is intrigued by Voldemort’s youth, only Hermione... (full context)
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...charged her with checking Harry’s free evenings. Grumpy as always when this topic comes up, Ron sarcastically says that Hermione should hook up with Cormac – then they can become “King... (full context)
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...to be shut out by their relationship, either. Over the next few days, Harry watches Ron and Hermione closely, but all he notices is that they’re more polite than usual. (full context)
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...the position to Dean. A good flier, Dean fits into the team well – but Ron, whose playing is inconsistent due to his nerves, is performing increasingly poorly and causing discord... (full context)
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Harry is walking back to Gryffindor Tower with Ron, trying to encourage him, when they stumble upon Ginny and Dean making out in a... (full context)
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When Dean leaves, Ginny turns on Ron, telling him that what she does is none of his business and accusing him of... (full context)
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After Ginny storms off, Harry calms Ron down and walks him back to the common room. He tries to tell himself that... (full context)
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The next day, Ron behaves with “icy, sneering indifference” towards Hermione, who is completely perplexed by his attitude. His... (full context)
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...himself as a captain, and that night he lies awake planning how he can give Ron the confidence to play well. The next morning, Harry escorts a sickly Ron to breakfast... (full context)
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...wonders if he’s faking and feels distracted. As the game begins, commentator Zacharias Smith derides Ron’s abilities as a Keeper but is proven wrong as he quickly saves several goals. For... (full context)
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In the locker room, Hermione confronts Ron and Harry, accusing them of using the Felix Felicis potion to win the game. Grinning,... (full context)
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...find a party in full swing and Hermione nowhere in sight. Smugly, Ginny points out Ron, who is feverishly making out with Lavender Brown in a corner. Ginny hopes that one... (full context)
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...an empty classroom, glumly conjuring up yellow birds. Harry is wondering what to say when Ron and Lavender burst in, hand in hand. Giggling, Lavender leaves, but Hermione waves her wand... (full context)
Chapter Fifteen: The Unbreakable Vow
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...the constant presence of Lavender Brown, who sees “any moment that she was not kissing Ron as wasted” and dejected that his two best friends aren’t speaking to each other. Whenever... (full context)
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...with her in the library, where she insists that she has no interest in what Ron is doing. More importantly, she warns Harry that she’s overheard lots of girls, especially Romilda... (full context)
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...Harry a box of chocolates. Hermione throws him a smug look; but when she sees Ron and Lavender “entwined” in an armchair she stalks off to bed. Harry hopes that the... (full context)
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...by Luna. Impulsively, he invites Luna to Slughorn’s party. She’s delighted by the suggestion but Ron is appalled, pointing out that Harry could take anyone in the school. Ginny tells him... (full context)
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...happens to mention that she’s attending Slughorn’s party with Cormac McLaggen, whom she’s now dating. Ron looks after her as she leaves and Harry muses upon “the depths to which girls... (full context)
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...who’s just escaped Cormac’s embrace. She admits that she just picked him because she knew Ron would be jealous. Harry warns Hermione that no matter how mad she gets at Ron... (full context)
Chapter Sixteen: A Very Frosty Christmas
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Home at the Burrow for Christmas, Ron still can’t quite believe that Snape was offering Draco help. Their conference is interrupted by... (full context)
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...fifty years ago – long before his father was at Hogwarts. He wakes up to Ron’s cry of disgust at the Christmas gift he’s received from Lavender, an enormous locket engraved... (full context)
Chapter Seventeen: A Sluggish Memory
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...house with Scrimgeour. At Gryffindor tower they meet Hermione, who enthusiastically greets Harry while ignoring Ron, who soon vanishes into Lavender’s arms. Harry quietly begs Hermione to make up with Ron,... (full context)
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...finally be able to transport themselves at will, like their parents and older siblings. When Ron mentions that Harry has already Apparated alongside an adult, everyone makes him recount the sensation.... (full context)
Chapter Eighteen: Birthday Surprises
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Although Ron and Hermione still aren’t speaking, Harry tells them both about his new assignment. Ron is... (full context)
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...Horcruxes and leaves the room in anger. Resentful of his stunt with the bezoar, neither Ron nor Hermione is particularly sympathetic about his failure. Harry decides to drop the issue for... (full context)
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...ahead. He runs to his dormitory and produces the Marauders’ Map, looking for his nemesis. Ron soon finds him in the Slytherin common room, but Harry decides to keep an eye... (full context)
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Ron is disgruntled to find that a Hogsmeade trip scheduled for his birthday has been cancelled... (full context)
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In frustration, Harry finally puts the map away; but when he turns back to Ron, his friend is staring strangely into space. To Harry’s surprise, Ron says that he’s not... (full context)
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Harry thinks Ron is joking and turns to leave – only for his friend to punch him across... (full context)
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Harry is tempted to laugh at Ron and see what he does under the effects of the potion, but he reflects that... (full context)
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...an antidote for the potion. Reluctantly, he lets them in. While he brews the antidote, Ron looks around anxiously, awaiting Romilda’s arrival. Slughorn gives Ron a drink, telling him it will... (full context)
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Downing his glass of mead before the other two, Ron falls to the floor immediately, foaming at the mouth. Harry yells for Slughorn to do... (full context)
Chapter Nineteen: Elf Tails
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That night, Harry sits by Ron’s bed in the infirmary with Ginny, Hermione, Fred and George. The twins, who arrived at... (full context)
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...news. He’s shocked that something so bad could have happened to someone so inoffensive as Ron. Next to arrive are Mr. Weasley and Mrs. Weasley. Hugging Harry, Ron’s mother says that... (full context)
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...his suspicions. He’s jerked out of his reverie by Cormac, who has already heard about Ron’s attack and is eager to take over his position on the Quidditch team. Reluctantly, Harry... (full context)
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...rest of the team, and Lavender, who wants to have “in-depth chats with him about Ron’s feelings.” When she complains that Ron is always asleep when she visits the hospital wing,... (full context)
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On the morning of the match, Harry reassures Ron that he’s not going to keep Cormac as Keeper and advises him to break up... (full context)
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Harry wakes up several hours later in the hospital wing next to Ron, who is thrilled at Cormac’s disgrace and still chuckling at Luna’s commentary. Ron mentions that... (full context)
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However, it seems that Ginny only visited to tell Ron that Harry was almost late for the match. Harry confesses that he ran into Draco... (full context)
Chapter Twenty: Lord Voldemort’s Request
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The silver lining of Ron’s poisoning is that Hermione has abandoned her grudge and is now friends with them again.... (full context)
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Luna arrives with a message from Dumbledore, summoning Harry to another lesson. Ron is flustered to see Lavender approaching behind her. Harry and Ron speed away from the... (full context)
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...Harry what progress he’s made with Slughorn, he’s abashed, having largely forgotten about it since Ron’s poisoning. Although he makes some feeble excuses, Dumbledore remarks sternly that after Ron’s recovery, Harry... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-One: The Unknowable Room
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...characteristics, not with figuring out some obscure spell or potion. She turns her attention to Ron, whose quill is malfunctioning and causing him to spell every word wrong. She begins magically... (full context)
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Trying to ditch Lavender after class, Ron and Harry duck into a bathroom, where they run into Moaning Myrtle. She’s disappointed to... (full context)
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That weekend, Ron and Hermione go to Hosgmeade for additional Apparition practice. Since he can’t take the test... (full context)
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...gotten mail since Sirius dies her eyes fill with tears and she strides away. When Ron and Hermione return from practice, Harry tells them of this strange encounter. He wonders aloud... (full context)
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...why Tonks is coming to visit Dumbledore instead of remaining at her station in Hogsmeade. Ron shrugs and says that women are “easily upset.” Hermione sharply points out that Ron is... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Two: After the Burial
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...announcing that Aragog has died and begging them to come to the funeral that night. Ron is incensed, since the spider once tried to kill him, and Hermione doesn’t want to... (full context)
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The subject turns to Slughorn, whom Harry still hasn’t approached successfully. Struck by an idea, Ron suggests that Harry use his Felix Felicis to accomplish the task. Harry is reluctant to... (full context)
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As they get up to leave, two girls appear in the courtyard and Ron flinches, wary of Lavender; but it’s actually two sisters whose younger brother has just been... (full context)
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...can corner him. He returns upstairs to greet Hermione, who has passed the test, and Ron, who has failed after Splinching one eyebrow. Hermione comforts Ron over his failure. (full context)
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...a “sense of infinite opportunity” fills him and he knows he can accomplish anything. To Ron and Hermione’s consternation, he announces his intention to visit Hagrid – he has a good... (full context)
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As the three emerge into the common room they meet Lavender, who only sees Ron and Hermione and immediately becomes upset. Harry breezes through the portrait hole, brushing past Dean... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Four: Sectumsempra
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During the next day’s Charms lesson, Harry relates the newest developments to Ron and Hermione. Ron is so impressed that he waves his wand in the air distractedly,... (full context)
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For the rest of the morning both Ron and Hermione are in excellent moods and oblivious to Harry’s inner turmoil – now that... (full context)
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...together and flying well. Apparently unfazed by her recent breakup, Ginny amuses everyone by imitating Ron and Harry; Harry sustains several Bludger injuries because he’s distracted by staring at her. Whenever... (full context)
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...impossible to get any time alone with Ginny. Ahead of the upcoming match with Ravenclaw, Ron constantly wants to talk strategy and the entire house is interested and tense. Due to... (full context)
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...professor orders him to retrieve all his schoolbooks. Harry runs to the dormitory and grabs Ron’s copy of the Potions textbook; then he paces before the Room of Requirement until the... (full context)
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...his book to Snape, who immediately discerns that Harry has swapped books when he sees Ron’s name inside. Snape says that Harry is “a liar and a cheat” and gives him... (full context)
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...be glad Harry could defend himself. When the two girls start snapping at each other Ron is astonished but Harry feels “unbelievably cheerful” to be defended by Ginny. (full context)
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...door anxiously – to find all his friends in full celebration, having won the match. Ron waves the Quidditch Cup in the air and Ginny rushes towards Harry wearing a “hard,... (full context)
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...few wolf-whistles. Harry sees Dean and Romilda looking angry, but looks around until he meets Ron’s eyes. Ron seems stunned but finally gives “a tiny jerk of the head” that Harry... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Five: The Seer Overheard
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...her if Harry has a hippogriff tattooed on his chest. She spreads a rumor that Ron has a Pygmy Puff tattoo, causing her brother to threaten to rescind his “permission” for... (full context)
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...tells Hermione that he “can just tell” it was a boy. When Hermione storms off, Ron says she’s just mad at being outdone in Potions. (full context)
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...He returns to the dormitory to fetch his Invisibility Cloak; while he’s there he tells Ron and Hermione about Trelawney’s encounter with Draco, asking them to keep track of his whereabouts.... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Eight: Flight of the Prince
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...of him, he sees Ginny fighting with a Death Eater, whom he jinxes as well. Ron, McGonagall, Lupin, and Tonks are fighting other Death Eaters, but Harry knows he needs to... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Nine: Phoenix Lament
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In the hospital wing, they find Neville passed out and Ron, Hermione, Luna, Tonks, and Lupin gathered around Bill, whose face is maimed almost beyond recognition.... (full context)
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Ron says hopefully that Dumbledore might know a cure, forcing Ginny to reveal that Dumbledore is... (full context)
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...for extra help. Harry explains that they used the Vanishing Cabinet to enter the castle. Ron and Ginny admit that, although they were tracking Draco on the map, he managed to... (full context)
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Ron, Ginny, and the other Order members discuss the details of the battle, while Harry imagines... (full context)
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...Tower, which is packed with people. Without talking to anyone, Harry goes upstairs to find Ron and tells him that he didn’t even find a real Horcrux. He sows him the... (full context)
Chapter Thirty: The White Tomb
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...wizards from across the world arrive, as well as large delegations from the Ministry. Harry, Ron, Hermione and Ginny spend all their time together in the fine summer weather, which seems... (full context)
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At night, Hermione reads the Prophet while Ron asks, as usual, if anyone they know has died. While there have been no new... (full context)
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...sees Luna helping Neville into a chair and feels intense gratitude to them for helping Ron and Hermione on the night of the attack. Looking at all the important people from... (full context)
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While Hermione is still crying and Ron looks to be on the verge of tears, Ginny is wearing the same “blazing look”... (full context)
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Seeing Ron stroking Hermione’s hair while she cries, Harry gets up and walks away. To his displeasure,... (full context)
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As Scrimgeour stalks off, Ron and Hermione hurry towards Harry. Ron is begging Hermione to let him punch Percy, and... (full context)
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After a moment of silence, Ron says quietly that he and Hermione will accompany him. Harry is startled, not having expected... (full context)
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Ron points out that before they set off they have to return to the Burrow once... (full context)