I can . . . do things but I don’t know things, and Miss Tick says what you don’t know can kill you.
Anyway, she was eleven now, and had a feeling that after a certain age you shouldn’t slide down holes in the ground to talk to little men.
A goat is a worrying thing if you’re used to sheep, because a goat is a sheep with brains.
‘It’s still magic. Knowing things is magical, if other people don’t know them.’
‘How can she smell them when she’s oot cold like that?’ said Wullie. ‘The nose disnae sleep,’ said the gonnagle flatly.
Tiffany looked around quickly. Mistress Weatherwax was still nowhere to be seen, but she was somewhere to be unseen.