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hogwarts houses & flora aesthetics

They hatched a daring plan to educate young sorcerers; 
Said
Gryffindor, “We’ll teach all those with brave deeds to their name.” 
Said
Slytherin, “We’ll teach just those whose ancestry is purest.” 
Said
Ravenclaw, “We’ll teach those whose intelligence is surest.”
Said
Hufflepuff, “I’ll teach the lot, and treat them just the same.”

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Horned Serpent (Represents the mind; Favours scholars)
Named by Isolt Sayre, after the great horned river serpent that has a jewel set into its forehead. 

Wampus (Represents the body; Favours warriors)
Named by argumentative but fiercely loyal Webster Boot, after his favourite magical beast, the Wampus; a magical panther-like creature that was fast, strong and almost impossible to kill.

Pukwudgie (Represents the heart; Favours healers)
Named by James Steward, after the fiercely independent magical creature, the Pukwudgie.

Thunderbird (Represents the soul; Favours adventurers)
Named by an intelligent but often temperamental boy Chadwick Boot, after his favourite magical beast, the Thunderbird, a beast that can create storms as it flies.

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By Gryffindor, the bravest were prized far beyond the rest; For Ravenclaw, the cleverest would always be the best; For Hufflepuff, hard workers were most worthy of admission; And power-hungry Slytherin loved those of great ambition. The Houses that, like pillars four, had once held up our school, now turned upon each other and, divided, sought to rule.