While technically alive, magnagogs have little in the way of personality and are driven via telepathic command.
Most folk would call an argillomatus a clay golem. They would be wrong.
You've probebly heard of the real Thomas Hopkins, Witchfinder-General, who hunted down and hanged suspected "witches". What if there was a world/realm where magic was normal, and it was the non-witches and non-wizards who were hunted down and hanged as inferior beings?