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hippogriff

offspring of griffin and mare. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso]
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They treated us to four new Christmas songs and the Hippogriff tune was without doubt my favourite.
triumphantly rides the Hippogriff through a broodingly-forested parkland peopled by courtly lovers and backed by a towering crenellated palace, while cupids tumble through the skies under a banner unfurled by trumpet-bearing allegories of fame.
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.
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Yet simultaneously, the story establishes the English subject as the organizing consciousness of the story: the child, upon becoming a man, discovers that he has the magical power to harness the winged hippogriff (Dunsany's frequently utilized "Babylonian" creature) which enables him to embark on his flight of discovery much like a Western explorer arriving in the "New" World.
Towards the end of "The Decay of Lying" (1891), Vivian throws into the mixing pot the wandering off of "Dragons," the soaring of "the phoenix," "the basilisk," "the jewel in the toad's head," "the Hippogriff," and the floating of "the Blue Bird" (Wilde, Criticism, 101).
Submission to Dominique would mean a loss in moral status, independence and dignity, and a step towards the "catastrophe" that marriage represents for men (The Hippogriff 325-331).
Flight of the Hippogriff is a roller coaster based on Rowling s magical creature with the head, wings and front legs of a giant eagle and the body, hind legs and tail of a horse.
However, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter offers more than evocative shops and pubs; there are three thrilling new rides: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, the Flight of the Hippogriff and Dragon Challenge.
His way with words their musicality and imagery are a long and beautiful trip as illustrated by the following lines from his poem "The Advisor Waits": "Once I sat opposite / just such a desk: / ready to ride the hippogriff / to knowledge and renown.
I do not wish to seem inelegant, but this unsightly whale looks much like an amputated sow; and, as for the narwhale, one glimpse at it is enough to amaze one, that in this nineteenth century such a hippogriff could be palmed for genuine upon any intelligent public of schoolboys.
Hermione is able to take her friend Harry with her back in history to save him and a hippogriff.