Professor McGonagall solemnly walked forward and offered her hand to Professor Lockhart, who accepted it in turn and gave her a courtly kiss upon it. The students tittered at the spectacle, as McGonagall attempted to retrieve it with as much dignity as possible.
“You were supposed to shake my hand, Gilderoy,” she whispered under her breath.
“Ah, but my dear, the gallant gesture is always the most remembered,” he said happily in return, as he waved gaily to the crowd.
“Ah, well,” Hagrid began, settling into his seat in the announcer’s area. “That was somthin’ you won’t see ev'ry day.”