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  Hare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The hare in African folk tales is a trickster: some of the stories about the hare were retold among African slaves in America, and are the basis of the Brer Rabbit stories.
The hare appears in English folklore in the saying "as mad as a March hare".
The hare in the fable "The Hare And The Tortoise"
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hare   (598 words)

  
 HARE - LoveToKnow Article on HARE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HARE, SIR JOHN (1844), English actor and manager, was born in Yorkshire on the f 6th of May 1844, and was educated at Giggleswick school, Yorkshire.
HARE, JULIUS CHARLES (1795f855), English theological writer, was born at Valdagno, near Vicenza, in Italy, on the I3th of September 1795.
In 1840 Hare was appointed archdeacon of Lewes, and in the same year preached a course of sermons at Cambridge (The Victory of Faith), followed in 1846 by a second, The Mission of the Comforter.
52.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HA/HARE.htm   (2416 words)

  
 Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Possessed of an innate mechanical aptitude, at Penn, Hare developed a passion for chemistry while attending the lectures of James Woodhouse, and in later years the pairing of instrumental and intellectual prowess made him one of the foremost chemical experimentalists and technical innovators in the nation.
Hare was a member of the American academy of arts and sciences, of the American philosophical society (1803), and an honorary life-member of the Smithsonian institution.
Hare was not loath to participate in discussions of the major social issues of his day, including the abolition of slavery and the clash between capital and labor.
chem.ch.huji.ac.il /~eugeniik/history/hare.html   (1452 words)

  
 European Hare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European Hare or Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus) is a species of hare native to northern and central Europe and western Asia.
Normally shy animals, hares changes their behaviour in spring, when they can be seen in broad daylight chasing one another around meadows; this appears to be competition between males to attain dominance (and hence more access to breeding females).
In pre-christian Britain the hare was associated with the spring goddess Eostre, and a connection lives on in the Easter Bunny celebrations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Hare   (477 words)

  
 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Hare.
It is unlucky for a hare to cross your path, because witches were said to transform themselves into hares.
Tycho Brahe (2 syl.) would faint at the sight of a hare; the Duc d’Epernon at the sight of a leveret; Marshal de Brézé at sight of a rabbit; and Henri III., the Duke of Schomberg, and the chamberlain of the emperor Ferdinand, at the sight of a cat.
Hares are unusually shy and wild in March, which is their rutting season.
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 Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hare (or "Rabbit") is the guardian of medicinal herbs that he can convert into an elixir of longevity or even of immortality, which he then stores on the moon.
But the hare, out browsing grass as usual, felt that grass was not a suitable donation, so after some thought, he decided he would offer his own body as an act of charity.
The hare was delighted at the opportunity to practice this ultimate act of Generosity, so he asked the ascetic to pile up some sticks and kindle a fire so that he could roast his own meat as a gift of food.
www.khandro.net /animal_hare.htm   (1171 words)

  
 Hares: Wildlife Notebook Series - Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Hares are often called rabbits, and both are members of the family Leporidae.
However, hares are born fully furred and with eyes open, while newborn rabbits are blind and hairless.
Newborn hares are soon able to hop around and leave the nest, but the helpless baby rabbits do not even open their eyes for 7 to 10 days.
www.adfg.state.ak.us /pubs/notebook/smgame/hares.php   (952 words)

  
 EEK! - Critter Corner - The Snowshoe Hare
Hares are also born with their fur and their eyes open, unlike the rabbit.
The snowshoe hare is slightly larger than the cottontail rabbit, but smaller than the fl-tailed jackrabbit, measuring 15-10 inches long and weighing only 2-4 pounds.
Snowshoe hares are not alone in the nighttime woods.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/critter/mammal/hare.htm   (571 words)

  
 hare
He once killed a hare sitting in the flower-garden at Shrewsbury by throwing a marble at it, and, as a man, he once killed a cross-beak with a stone.
He was so unhappy at having uselessly killed the cross-beak that he did not mention it for years, and then explained that he should never have thrown at it if he had not felt sure that his old skill had gone from him.
The young man gave chase at once, and pursued it over hill and dale, till at last the hare took refuge in a mill which was standing by the side of a river.
www.cooldictionary.com /words/hare.word   (436 words)

  
 F-Secure Computer Virus Information Pages: Hare
Hare will attempt to hide itself in files, but it will sometimes report the infected files to be little bigger or smaller than they originally were.
Hare activates when the machine is booted on the 22nd of August and 22nd of September.
Hare was found in the wild in USA in May 1996 and it was apparently distributed over the internet, as infections were soon found from Canada, UK, Switzerland, Russia...in general, everywhere.
www.f-secure.com /v-descs/hare.shtml   (494 words)

  
 Hare Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Hares rely on their acute senses to avoid predators, but when confronted, they will freeze (to avoid detection) or hop into the air (to escape).
Hares are not rodents, but like rodents, their two front teeth continue to grow throught their life.
Some hares include the common hare, the jack rabbit, the Arctic hare, the snowshoe hare, the European hare, and the blue hare.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/mammals/lagomorphs/Hare.shtml   (397 words)

  
 Psychopaths Among Us, by Robert Hercz
Hare once illustrated this for Nicole Kidman, who had invited him to Hollywood to help her prepare for a role as a psychopath in Malice.
Hare estimates that 1 percent of the population -- 300,000 people in Canada -- are psychopaths.
(Hare has said that if he couldn't study psychopaths in prisons, the Vancouver Stock Exchange would have been his second choice.) A significant proportion of persistent wife beaters, and people who have unprotected sex despite carrying the AIDS virus, are psychopaths.
www.hare.org /links/saturday.html   (4973 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: HARE, TX
Hare is on Farm Road 1331 forty-five miles northeast of Austin in eastern Williamson County.
Hare reported a population of fifteen in 1933 and seventy from 1940 through 1990.
The Hare school was consolidated with that of Thrall in 1957.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/HH/hnh9.html   (300 words)

  
 The Mammal Society: Hares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Brown hares have little legal protection, partly because they are game animals and can be managed by farmers and landowners, and partly because they are also a minor pest and can damage crops and young tree plantations.
Hare shooting still occurs in areas where hares are common and where farms want to reduce crop damage.
Hare hunting with beagles and harriers occurs throughout Britain, and hare coursing events are run be several coursing clubs.
www.mammal.org.uk /hare.htm   (751 words)

  
 The Wild Habitat - Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The snowshoe hare is noted for changing color; in the winter the snowshoe is almost all white, and in the winter the fur color changes to a grayish-brown.
Hares are also good swimmers and will jump in the water to make an escape if the opportunity is given.
Hares can have up to four litters in a single season with an average of two to four offspring, although they can have up to eight.
library.thinkquest.org /11234/hare.html   (329 words)

  
 NPR : Sahara Trek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hare was entranced by the account and considered undertaking the journey himself -- some day.
Hare was armed with Vischer's maps and extensive notes about the route and where to find water.
Hare's account of his trek, "Shadows Across the Sahara," will be published in the United Kingdom in the spring of 2003.
www.npr.org /programs/re/archivesdate/2002/dec/johnhare   (961 words)

  
 Augustus Hare Society Pages
Hare, and which is now known as Hurstmonceaux Place, was erected upon entailed land, so that the house stripped of furniture, and the property shorn of its most valuable farms, passed to Frances Hare-Naylor, son of Miss Selman.
The English family of which Francis Hare saw most at Florence was that of Lady Paul, who had brought her four daughters to spend several years in Italy, partly for the sake of completing their education, partly to escape with dignity from the discords of a most uncongenial home.
Hare were greatly annoyed at the birth of another child, and beyond measure disgusted that it was another son.
augustus-hare.tripod.com /01Antecedents.html   (7067 words)

  
 Hare (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Hares were prohibited as food according to the Mosaic law (Lev.
Moses speaks of the hare according to appearance.
There are two species in Syria, (1) the Lepus Syriacus or Syrian hare, which is like the English hare; and (2) the Lepus Sinaiticus, or hare of the desert.
christiananswers.net /dictionary/hare.html   (146 words)

  
 Salon Brilliant Careers | David Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hare sees "Acting Up" as a defense of theater at a time when it has been accused of being elitist.
Hare marvels at how Judi Dench can rally the troops before heading onstage with "OK, let's move them," or how Kevin Spacey hits the boards as if it were a football field with "Let's go out there and kick some ass."
What was clear even then, however, was that David Hare could write dialogue, which is "as essential a skill for a playwright as rendering hands and feet is for a painter," he says.
www.salon.com /people/bc/1999/12/07/hare   (1038 words)

  
 hare --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It debuted on Oct. 18, 1921, on WJZ in Newark, N.J. Hare and Jones became the Happiness Boys in 1926 when they were signed to appear on the Happiness Candy Show on NBC, the first national radio network.
British playwright and director David Hare was a prolific playwright of the late 20th and early 21st centuries whose plays often express political viewpoints and are generally critical of British society.
These rabbits and hares are abundant in the brushy woods and gardens of eastern North America, on the western plains and deserts, on mountains, and even in the Arctic snows.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9039245   (757 words)

  
 Arctic Hare - information (Canadian animals)
The hares use the strong claws for digging in hard-packed snow.
Hares are able to survive the Arctic winters by huddling together in snow drifts, under bushes or behind rocks.
Arctic hare are the food for Snowy Owls, other birds of prey, wolves, foxes, weasels and polar bears.
www.saskschools.ca /~gregory/arctic/Ahare.html   (600 words)

  
 Snowshoe Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) is a medium-sized rabbit.
Today, the snowshoe hare is found in northern and higher elevation areas of North America.
The presence of animals like the snowshoe hare in the southern portion of the midwestern U.S. during the last glaciation provides evidence that the climate was cooler at that time.
www.museum.state.il.us /exhibits/larson/lepus_americanus.html   (384 words)

  
 Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The brown hare is the species of mammal in Britain that has undergone the greatest decline, after the water vole.
The main reason for the decline is likely to be changes in farming methods but the rise in coursing pressure and heavy shooting has added to reductions in hare numbers in some parts of the county.
Concern over declining hare numbers led to the inclusion of the brown hare on the list of vulnerable species for which a UK biodiversity action plan was written in the early 1990s.
www.league.uk.com /cruel_sports/british_wildlife/hare/Hare.htm   (265 words)

  
 David Hare (1947- )
Hare served as literary manager (1969-70) and resident dramatist (1970-71) for the Royal Court Theatre, London.
Hare continued his satire in a trilogy of plays which set their sights on one of Hare's favorite targets--institutions.
Hare's awards include the BAFTA Award (1979), the New York Drama Critics Circle Award (1983), the Berlin Film Festival Golden Bear (1985), the Olivier Award (1990), and the London Theatre Critics' Award (1990).
www.imagi-nation.com /moonstruck/clsc52.html   (561 words)

  
 Restaurant Spy - The hare Langton Green Tunbridge Wells Pub
The Hare is a blinder of a pub, with four or five stripped wooden floor rooms, each with a different ambience, and an outside area that spills out on to the Green itself.
The Hare is beautiful, has a trillion Scottish malt whiskies, are blessed to have a cheeky chirpy staff who are undoubtedly pleasant, so pleasant you want to cuddle them.
Every main course (and on the day I went there were 29 of them) seems over seasoned, over ingrediented, so that when you fix on something you fancy, your eyes drift along the menu and, there they go again they've had to toss a bloody Brocolli Mornay on it.
www.restaurantspy.com /uk/england/kent/theharetunwells.htm   (354 words)

  
 Snowshoe/Varying Hare - Discover The Outdoors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Also, in the winter months, the hare blends with its surroundings, as its coat is a snowy white on the top with a gray fur underside.
Forms are small depressions--either naturally occurring or made by the hare’s weight--in the leaves or ground that are often on a slight rise to provide drainage to keep the bed dry.
The snowshoe hare is an herbivore, feeding on a wide variety of plants including leaves, clover, dandelions, buds, and growing twigs of low woody plants in the summer, and twigs and bark during the winter.
www.dto.com /hunting/species/generalprofile.jsp?speciesid=249   (588 words)

  
 Hare
Hare doesn't use "classic" acceleration methods, such as a few registry tweaks, and few modified settings.
Hare will improve performance no matter what software you use, thanks to a revolutionary compact 88-bit Kernel, which accelerates common system instructions.
Most of the time, you won't have to configure Hare, since it works in background, but if you want for example to check out how much free memory you have, or if you feel like fine-tweaking Hare, you'll be delighted by its ease of use, eye-candy icons and comprehensive wizards.
www.dachshundsoftware.com /hare   (335 words)

  
 The Snow Shoe Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The preferred habitat for a snowshoe hare is the northern and alpine forests, swamps, and brushy shelters.
A green plant is the hare's favorite meal, but if the hare can't find a green plant then it will eat twigs and branches.
The enemies of the hare are eagles, hawks, wolves, foxes, coyotes, snakes, and humans.
www.indiana.net /~mfrye/snowshoe.htm   (377 words)

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