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Emilia Wright for Jude Wright. Casually alienating offspring since 18882.
Separating was also not a great idea, though they weren't doing great at staying together anyway. If she were to volunteer to be the human sacrifice.. well... Hogsmeade had plenty of debutantes anyway...

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The Rumor Mill
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"You won't believe this! Lorcan Byrne - he's one of those Connollys - proposed to one of the Backus girls in the bakery the other week... I don't think she said yes, though."
Lorcan Byrne @"Magdalena Backus"


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"I saw Reuben Crouch and Miss Scrimgeour drinking together at the street fair last week, without a chaperone in sight. Normally I'd be scandalized, but you know the sort of reputation he has--and she fell out of the social sphere after less than a season. Perhaps they're perfect for each other."
Reuben Crouch Bella Scrimgeour
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I heard Mrs. Abercrombie retched all over Mr. Agrimony Macnair at the hospital fundraiser! If I were her, I would not show my face at any social functions for a while—and it's made worse by the fact that he's family, too!
Evelyn Abercrombie Agrimony Macnair
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"Apparently Bella Scrimgeour wandered into The Augurey cafe the other week! That child is unfortunate."
Bella Scrimgeour


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Have you heard? Miss Scrimgeour hasn't been to work in days, and people are beginning to wonder where she's run off to this time! Apparently it's very unlike her; they say she's not the type to miss work without notice!


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"I heard there was some commotion at the Ministry yesterday — someone even said there was an arrest made, but nothing's been published in the paper. What do you suppose has happened?"

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"Miss Annabelle Scrimgeour was in the Three Broomsticks, dressed like a poor person, drinking and arguing with that degenerate Art Pettigrew, during the Coming Out Ball."
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"Mr. Gregory Yaxley was spotted in Pennyworth the other week... how odd of him."


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"Miss Maeve Connolly, that auror, was fighting with her cousin's new wife at the opening of Magdalena's!"
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"Miss Jossima Warbeck fainted after the Chudley-Holyhead match! Must be her feminine frailty."
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"I heard that Mister Richard Gladstone was quite fond of Annabelle Scrimgeour - in a romantic fashion! It would be a terrible waste for a man with such great potential and assets to end up ensnared by that harlot. Do you suppose a bit of matchmaking with the right sort of girl for him might be in order?"
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"Miss Madeleine Backus ought to stop putting on airs, don't you think? She may have come into some windfall, but she wasn't raised in society."
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"Mr. Kenton Yaxley danced with that Head Girl, Katherine Midford, at the Coming Out Ball, even though he's really much too young to be seeking a wife!"


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"Mr. Barnabas Skeeter was certainly popular at the Coming Out Ball! He must be serious about finding a wife this year."
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"The Scrimgeour family left their Hogsmeade home yesterday! The neighbors said they were retreating to their home in the Welsh countryside—no doubt because of the damage that nasty daughter of theirs has done to their reputations!"


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