There will be no wand waving or silly incantations in this class. As such I don’t expect many of you to appreciate the subtle science and exact art that is potion making. However for those select few… Who possess the predisposition… I can teach you how to bewitch the mind and ensnare the senses. I can tell you how to bottle fame, brew glory and even put a stopper in death.
Then again, maybe some of you have come to Hogwarts in possession of abilities so formidable that you feel confident enough to not pay attention!
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone