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The following is the portion of the letter Albus Dumbledore quoted in his commentary on ''The Fountain of Fair Fortune'':
 
The following is the portion of the letter Albus Dumbledore quoted in his commentary on ''The Fountain of Fair Fortune'':
   
''"So-called [[pure-blood]] families maintain their alleged [[Blood purity|purity]] by disowning, banishing or lying about [[Muggle]]s or [[Muggleborn]]s on their family trees. They then attempt to foist their hypocrisy upon the rest of us by asking us to ban works dealing with the truths they deny. There is not a [[wizardkind|witch or wizard]] in existence whose blood has not mingled with that of Muggles, and I should therefore consider it both illogical and immoral to remove works dealing with the subject from our students' store of knowledge."''<ref name=TTOBTB/>
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''"So-called [[pure-blood]] families maintain their alleged [[Blood purity|purity]] by disowning, banishing or lying about [[Muggle]]s or [[Muggle-born]]s on their family trees. They then attempt to foist their hypocrisy upon the rest of us by asking us to ban works dealing with the truths they deny. There is not a [[wizardkind|witch or wizard]] in existence whose blood has not mingled with that of Muggles, and I should therefore consider it both illogical and immoral to remove works dealing with the subject from our students' store of knowledge."''<ref name=TTOBTB/>
   
 
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Albus Dumbledore's letter to Lucius Malfoy
Letter information
Sender

Albus Dumbledore

Addressee

Lucius Malfoy

Date of writing

After 5 June, 1980

Subject

Response to Lucius Malfoy's demand for The Fountain of Fair Fortune to be removed from the Hogwarts Library

This letter was written by Albus Dumbledore to Lucius Malfoy in response to Lucius Malfoy's demand that Beedle the Bard's The Fountain of Fair Fortune be removed from the Hogwarts Library. The exact date of the letter's composition is unknown; however, based upon the fact that Lucius Malfoy mentions his son in his demand for a ban, it can be guessed that it was written after 5 June, 1980.

Albus Dumbledore quoted this letter in his commentary on the story.[1]

ContentsEdit

The following is the portion of the letter Albus Dumbledore quoted in his commentary on The Fountain of Fair Fortune:

"So-called pure-blood families maintain their alleged purity by disowning, banishing or lying about Muggles or Muggle-borns on their family trees. They then attempt to foist their hypocrisy upon the rest of us by asking us to ban works dealing with the truths they deny. There is not a witch or wizard in existence whose blood has not mingled with that of Muggles, and I should therefore consider it both illogical and immoral to remove works dealing with the subject from our students' store of knowledge."[1]

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