hippogriff


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hippogriff

offspring of griffin and mare. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso]
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"When you go to Harry Potter tour, things like the hippogriff, that was digital but there was physical build of the creature.
They treated us to four new Christmas songs and the Hippogriff tune was without doubt my favourite.
She decides to imagine how her life would be if she had more exciting pets of the magical variety--perhaps a unicorn, a hippogriff or a sasquatch, to name a few.
Students also see how Astolfo's initiatory erotic disillusionment gives him the freedom of mind to tame the Hippogriff, probe the afterlife, walk the Moon, and generally engage imponderables in a book in which most other characters are chronically trammeled by love's tyrannies.
In addition to the immersive landscape, it will include two main attractions: a family-friendly coaster called Flight of the Hippogriff and a 3-D dark ride called Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.
As well as two Dragon Challenge roller coasters and the more familyfriendly Flight of the Hippogriff, the big attraction at Hogsmeade is Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, a fantastic ride which sees you battling dementors, dragons and spiders (Aragog) before joining Harry in a game of quidditch.
Outside of Hogwarts, there is also the Dragon Challenge, a high-octane outdoor coaster where you can use your Express Pass and the Flight of the Hippogriff, a smaller, shorter ride for those, like me, who prefer their coasters that little bit tamer.
When the children attempt to locate evidence to defend Buckbeak the Hippogriff in The Prisoner of Azkaban, they take books back to their common room, and search by "slowly turning the pages of dusty volumes about famous cases of marauding beasts, speaking occasionally when they [run] across something relevant" (Prisoner 221).
Prussia becomes a black eagle (the loss of Dore's native Alsace was a particular blow to the artist); France is per- sonified and mounts a hippogriff to lead her people to the aid of Paris; and a sphinx and angel embrace among dead soldiers while Paris smoulders in the background (Fig.
Some sample project titles are Plaids and Stripes Forever (Textile Design/Math), Hippogriff Illustrations (Illustration/Language Arts), Dynamic Diamonds (Math/Social Studies), Gingerbread Houses (Math/Language Arts/Architecture), Contemporary Sculptures (Art/Social Studies/Math), Silhouette (Social Studies/Science), and Thayer: Father of Camouflage (Art/Science/Language Arts).
Hagrid's pet, Buckbeak, is a griffin-esque creature known as a hippogriff: part eagle, part mare.
The sharp-toothed "The Monster Book of Monsters" has been dusted off, and Buckbeak the "Hippogriff" is getting a meticulous makeover for when the doors of the attraction open.