"You make a very fair point, dear," Horace said with a sad smile. Slowly, he raised his tea cup in a silent toast to Dumbledore. "She does seem to be drawn to potions that I wouldn't really want students making but she hasn't ever done anything that is bad, mind you. Perhaps she is someone that I should approach. Thank you for the advice." He reached over and have Fleur's hand a gentle pat in camaraderie.
"You have anything we might...add to make our tea a bit more of an adult beverage?" Horace said, his mustache twitching as he grinned.
"So, you are or aren't considering her?" Horace asked, shaking his head briefly after trying to follow along and clearly failing.