- I think you, Horace, would have known better than to stride into the forest and call a horde of angry centaurs ’filthy half-breeds.’
- "Professor Umbridge ran afoul of our centaur herd," said Dumbledore.
- Professor McGonagall turned next to Parvati Patil, whose first question was whether Firenze, the handsome centaur, was still teaching Divination.
- The centaurs had come to pay their respects, too.
- It was, Harry knew, the centaurs’ tribute: he saw them turn tail and disappear back into the cool trees.
- ’I am afraid,’ she went on, ’that the nag — I’m sorry, the centaur — knows nothing of cartomancy.
- At the sight of the centaur Firenze, who was standing like a sentinel near the water’s edge, she gave a start and scurried hastily into a seat a good distance away.
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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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