(1) King Steven who usurped the English throne in 1096 carried the centaur as his heraldic symbol for that reason.(2) Caldwell, remember, is the human personification of the wise centaur , Chiron.(3) Nessus, a centaur , offered to help Hercules get Deianira across the river.(4) By the time they had gotten there, a small herd of young Pegasus, centaurs , and dragons had accumulated behind them, amazed at the two strange creatures.(5) In keeping with the theme of the game, many are drawn from mythology, such as harpies, Minotaurs, skeletal centaurs , satyrs et al.(6) When she came back out, three centaurs and three elves lay dead or dying on the grass.(7) Historically, too, medieval mapmakers and geographers filled unknown regions with such beasties: centaurs , mermaids, manticores and Tartary lambs.(8) There are elves and centaurs and unicorns and mermaids and flying lynxes and all shapes of mythical things.(9) Like giants, centaurs led long lives, and it was almost a certainty that Erwin would survive most everybody else.(10) They are filled with fawns, centaurs , satyrs and goblins.(11) Behind him stood a variety of demons, centaurs , vampires and elves.(12) In the 5th century political symbolism was couched in mythological terms, and the battles of gods and giants, Greeks and Amazons or Trojans, and Lapiths and centaurs stood for the historical battles of the Persian Wars.(13) Seated around the smaller tables were an assortment of fairies, gnomes, centaurs , unicorns, elves, goat men, dragons, and a number of creatures she'd never seen before.(14) Creatures like Morris's centaurs hardly qualify as fallen men, and they lie outside the church's prim jurisdiction.(15) Tales of the centaurs describe them as aggressive and brutal.(16) I imagined myself fighting against giant rats and drunken centaurs , in shining armour, a sword and shield in hand, and finally discovering the Truth.