Dumbledore drew himself up to his full height. 'I take you with me on one condition: that you obey any command I might give you at once, and without question.' 'Of course.' 'Be sure to understand me, Harry, I mean that you must follow even such orders as "run", "hide" or "go back". Do I have your word?' 'I -- yes, of course.' 'If I tell you to hide, you will do so?' 'Yes.' 'If I tell you to flee, you will obey?' 'Yes.' 'If I tell you to leave me, and save yourself, you will do as I tell you?' 'I --' 'Harry?' They looked at each other for a moment. 'Yes, sir.' 'Very good. Then I wish you to go and fetch your Cloak and meet me in the Entrance Hall in five minutes' time.' Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince, 2005, Bloomsbury, JK Rowling.... being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
Saturday, October 31, 2009
This is tenebrous. But to obey.
Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; ...
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