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The Last Battle
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  • It must be one of the centaurs.
  • A great, golden bearded Centaur, with man’s sweat on his forehead and horse’s sweat on his chestnut flanks, dashed up to the King, stopped, and bowed low.
  • You know how long I have lived and studied the stars; for we Centaurs live longer than you Men, and even longer than your kind, Unicorn.
  • A bowl of wine for the noble Centaur.
  • A page came out of the house carrying a great wooden bowl, curiously carved, and handed it to the Centaur.
  • The Centaur raised the bowl and said, "I drink first to Aslan and truth, Sire, and secondly to your Majesty."
  • "That I know not, Lord King," said the Centaur.
  • She was like a woman but so tall that her head was on a level with the Centaur’s yet she was like a tree too.
  • After that, if they succeeded, they would try to get away Eastward and meet the little army which Roonwit the Centaur would be bringing from Cair Paravel.
  • And the other sight, five leagues nearer than Cair Paravel, was Roonwit the Centaur lying dead with a Calormene arrow in his side.
  • There was Roonwit the Centaur and Jewel the Unicorn and the good Boar and the good Bear, and Farsight the Eagle, and the dear Dogs and the Horses, and Poggin the Dwarf.
  • And close beside him were the Lord Drinian and the Lord Berne and Trumpkin the Dwarf and Truffle-hunter the good Badger with Glenstorm the Centaur and a hundred other heroes of the great War of Deliverance.
  • The question they had to decide was whether they would go to Stable Hill again that night, show Puzzle to the Narnians and try to make them see how they had been tricked, or whether they should steal away Eastward to meet the help which Roonwit the Centaur was bringing up from Cair Paravel and return against the Ape and his Calormenes in force.

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  • Firenze is the name of a centaur character in the Harry Potter stories.
  • In Greek mythology, Chiron is probably the most famous of the centaurs. He is known for his wisdom and knowledge of medicine.

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