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centaur
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Harry Potter (#1) and the Sorcerer's Stone
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  • "D’you think that was a centaur we heard earlier?" said Harry.
    p.254.5
  • They’re deep, mind, centaurs… they know things… jus’ don’ let on much.
    p.254.4
  • He walked forward and shook the centaur’s hand.
    p.252.7
  • Centaurs are concerned with what has been foretold!
    p.257.7
  • The planets have been read wrongly before now, even by centaurs.
    p.259.8
  • A movement in the trees behind Ronan made Hagrid raise his bow again, but it was only a second centaur, black-haired and —bodied and wilder-looking than Ronan.
    p.253.7
  • Anyway, who says the centaurs are right?
    p.260.9
  • He’s a centaur.
    p.252.9
  • A centaur was standing over him, not Ronan or Bane; this one looked younger; he had white-blond hair and a palomino body.
    p.256.7
  • "Are you all right?" said the centaur, pulling Harry to his feet.
    p.256.8
  • The centaur didn’t answer.
    p.256.9
  • "Never," said Hagrid irritably, "try an’ get a straight answer out of a centaur.
    p.254.3

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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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