How to use Centaur in a sentence
The idea of the centaur does exist in our imagination, and inside our heads, and the name of it in our mouths.
In the Centaur battle, having been crushed by rocks and trunks of trees, he was changed into a bird; or he disappeared into the depths of the earth unharmed.
No existential form suits a judgment such as " A centaur is a fiction," when we do not believe that there is a centaur, or that reality includes a centaur.
Sagittarius, figured later as a Centaur, stood for the Babylonian Mars.
In a correspondence with Mill, Brentano rejoined that the centaur exists in imagination; Bradley says, " inside our heads."Advertisement
This congruity of the miracle with divine truth and grace is the answer to Matthew Arnold's taunt about turning a pen into a pen-wiper or Huxley's about a centaur trotting down Regent Street.
They fought with Heracles, during which Cheiron, the wisest centaur was accidentally killed.
A two-legged female centaur, Taormina's mascot, crowns the nearby fountain.
The symbol for for Sagittarius is the mythical centaur, an archer half human and half horse.
Some scientists think Phoebe could be a captured centaur.Advertisement
Still need a centaur, a winged horse, and the giant, but we'll leave those until tomorrow.
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In desperation she sends Hercules the gift of an embroidered robe given to her by the centaur Nessus whom Hercules had killed.
The image of a centaur seems asimuch external to the mind as any object of sense; and since the difference between imagination and perception is only one of degree, God could so act upon the mind of a person imagining a centaur, that he would perceive it as vividly as any object can be seen.Advertisement
Thus the judgment about a centaur is the belief, " A conceivable centaur is a fiction of the poets," and the judgment about a square circle is the belief, " A so-called square circle is an impossibility."
Thus the judgments " this sensible pressure exists," " that sensible pressure existed," " other similar pressures exist," " a conceivable centaur does not exist but is a figment," are all equally true, because they are in accordance with one or other of these kinds of knowledge.
In Greek mythology, the centaur was a half man and half horse creature that was said to be obnoxious, belligerent, rude and overly fond of wine.
However, Chiron was one centaur that was different.
Everyone enjoys being around the centaur because he exhibits a genuine interest in others.Advertisement
Sagittarius is an archer, often drawn as a half-man, half-horse centaur.
It includes 41 designs that cover the many different Starship classes through the years, including Constitution, Centaur, Intrepid, Miranda, Wilkerson and many others.
The fable of the centaurs, if the derivation from to goad, Taupos, bull, be accepted (but see Centaur), would indicate the early existence of pastoral peoples living on horseback, like the modern cowboys (cp. "cow-punchers") or gauchos of North and South America.
Promoted rear-admiral a few days after this action, Hood was in 1807 entrusted with the operations against Madeira, which he brought to a successful conclusion, and a year later went to the Baltic, with his flag in the "Centaur," to take part in the war between Russia and Sweden.
In one of the actions of this war the "Centaur" and "Implacable," unsupported by the Swedish ships (which lay to leeward), cut out the Russian 80-80-gun ship "Sevolod" from the enemy's line and, after a desperate fight, forced her to strike.Advertisement
The principal memorials embrace, besides the Roland, the Willehad fountain (1883), the monument of the Franco-German War (erected 1875), the centaur fountain (1891), an equestrian statue of the emperor William I.
A mythology reminiscent of Italy is the "Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds" in the Germanic Museum at Nuremberg, founded directly upon the "Hercules and Centaur Nessus" of Pollaiuolo, now at New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. Of portraits, besides that of his father already mentioned as done in 1497, there is his own of 1498 at Madrid.
As Mill pointed out, it cannot be implied that a centaur exists, since the very thing asserted is that the thing has no real existence.
According to one, then, the judgment becomes " There is an imaginary centaur "; according to the other " Reality includes an imaginary centaur."
But the point is that the centaur conceived and named does not exist beyond the idea of it and the name for it; it is not, like a man, a real thing which is neither the idea of it nor the name for it.
He was educated by the centaur Cheiron, who taught him the art of healing and hunting.
It is suggested as the origin of the legend, that the Greeks in early times, to whom riding was unfamiliar, regarded the horsemen of the northern hordes as one and the same with their horses; hence the idea of the Centaur as half-man, half-animal.
The child was at first handed over to the care of the Hours, or the nymph Melissa and the centaur Cheiron.
According to Homer, he was brought up by his mother at Phthia with his cousin and intimate friend Patroclus, and learned the arts of war and eloquence from Phoenix, while the Centaur Chiron taught him music and medicine.
On the way he slays the centaur Nessus, who persuades Deianeira that his blood is a love-charm.