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They were going even deeper now and gathering speed. The air became colder and colder as they hurtled round tight corners. They went rattling over an underground ravine, and Harry leaned over the side to try to see what was down at the dark bottom, but Hagrid groaned and pulled him back by the scruff of his neck.
"How to get onto the platform?" she said kindly, and Harry nodded.
A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot
"Gringotts," said Hagrid.
Hagrid looked down at his umbrella and stroked his beard.
"Er -- Uncle Vernon?"
studyin' outta books but then he took a year off ter get some firsthand experience.... They say he met vampires in the Black Forest, and there was a nasty bit o' trouble with a hag -- never been the same since. Scared of the students, scared of his own subject now, where's me umbrella?"
The narrow path had opened suddenly onto the edge of a great black take. Perched atop a high mountain on the other side, its windows sparkling in the starry sky, was a vast castle with many turrets and towers.
As the snake shook its head, a deafening shout behind Harry made both of them jump.
"I was trying to find out how to curse Dudley."
The Leaky Cauldron had suddenly gone completely still and silent.
Harry didn't think there was anything wrong with not being able to afford an owl. After all, he'd never had any money in his life until a month ago, and he told Ron so, all about having to wear Dudley's old clothes and never getting proper birthday presents. This seemed to cheer Ron up.
"I know who you are!" said Ron suddenly. "My brothers told me about you -- you're Nearly Headless Nick!"
Harry had gone very white. As soon as he found his voice he said, "Blown up? You told me they died in a car crash!"
Uncle Vernon suddenly found his voice.