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  Tortoise And Hare Inspirational Teamwork Story
This is an age old fable of the tortoise and hare race.
The tortoise did some thinking this time, and realised that there's no way he can beat the hare in a race the way it was currently formatted.
So the tortoise and hare decided to do the last race again, but to run as a team this time.
www.inspiring-quotes-and-stories.com /tortoise-and-hare.html   (1053 words)

  
  Old fables retold: The Tortoise and the Hare
A.D. Tortoise was no slacker; in just three days' time he got himself a doctoral degree in running, and in the period set by the nominating committee, he fulfilled the basic requirements for competition.
Hare pulled himself together and hastened after him; however, he was swallowed by the water and was completely disoriented.
Hare, since his fame was baseless and he was suspected of forging documents to swindle the public, led a sad and troubled life from then on.
www.danwei.org /humor/old_fables_retold_the_tortoise.php   (1002 words)

  
 David Parlett's Hare & Tortoise game
Hare and Tortoise was first published in Britain by Intellect Games UK in 1974 and has been in print ever since, though Intellect has long since vanished from the scene.
Hare and Tortoise is a uniquely original race game in that movement is governed by skill rather than chance.
In Aesop's classic fable the hare is so confident of winning that he takes a nap and wakes up too late to discover that he has been overtaken by the plodding tortoise.
www.davidparlett.co.uk /haretort   (1623 words)

  
 Tortoise and the Hare - Aesop's Fables - Stories for Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Tortoise never stopped for a moment, but went on with a slow but steady pace straight to the end of the course.
When the Hare was out of sight of the Tortoise, he lying down by the wayside, fell fast asleep.
At last waking up, and hopping as fast as he could, he saw the Tortoise had reached the goal, and was comfortably dozing after her fatigue.
www.aesopresources.com /fable/haretortoise.php   (148 words)

  
 Hare and Tortoise
The hare was very amused at the thought of running a race with the tortoise, and just for fun he decided to do it.
To let the tortoise know how silly it was for him to challenge a speedy hare, the hare decided to lie down beside the road to take a nap until the tortoise could catch up.
After a time, the tortoise passed the place where the hare was sleeping.
www.learnerslink.com /hare_and_tortoise.htm   (190 words)

  
 Hare and Tortoise, Boston, Mass by Nancy Schön
There is also a maquette of the Tortoise and Hare as well as jewelry.
The Greek connection of using another kind of race, that of the fable of the Tortoise and the Hare created by Aesop (?620- 560 B.C.) came to mind.
The tortoise and the hare seemed a perfect metaphor to represent the wide variety of people who participate in the marathon - people of all ages, shapes and sizes, many of whom finish, but walk over the finish line.
www.schon.com /public/tortoise-hare.php   (534 words)

  
 JobCyclone.com - New Story of the Hare and Tortoise
Then seeing that he was far ahead of the tortoise, he thought he'd sit under a tree for some time and relax before continuing the race.
The tortoise did some thinking this time, and realised that there's no way he can beat the hare in a race the way it was currently formatted.
The hare and the tortoise, by this time, had become pretty good friends and they did some thinking together.
www.jobcyclone.com /articles/haretortoise.php   (1038 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Tortoise and Hare were approaching middle-age, and were horrified to find that they had gained weight.
Additionally, Tortoise found she was slower than ever, and aches and pains were starting to creep in.
She walked by Hare's burrow one morning, where the long-eared one was munching on a donut.
www.skyhighway.com /~turtleway/Articles/tortoisehare.html   (828 words)

  
 Story Arts | Aesop's ABC | The Tortoise and The Hare
Hare ran down the road for a while and then and paused to rest.
Hare stretched himself out alongside the road and fell asleep, thinking, "There is plenty of time to relax."
Hare stretched and yawned and began to run again, but it was too late.
www.storyarts.org /library/aesops/stories/tortoise.html   (156 words)

  
 The Tortoise and the Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
When the hare saw how painfully slow his rival was, he decided, half asleep on his feet, to have a quick nap.
And smiling at the thought of the look on the tortoise's face when it saw the hare speed by, he fell fast asleep and was soon snoring happily.
But the hare's last leap was just too late, for the tortoise had beaten him to the winning post.
childhoodreading.com /Arthur_Rackham/Tortoise_and_the_Hare.html   (381 words)

  
 Hare and Tortoise
Hare and Tortoise is one of the few "German-style" games that can justifiably be called a classic.
This is, of course, due to the appropriate tale for that language, being based upon either the Aesop fable or the Brothers Grimm story.
The playing pieces are plastic figures of a hare and tortoise instead of the disks in most other versions.
www.thegamesjournal.com /articles/Hare&Tortoise.shtml   (1153 words)

  
 Dueling Metaphors: The Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable "The Tortoise and the Hare" is a classic demonstration of a lesson delivered through the comparison of two metaphors - a lesson of political proportions...
The race between the tortoise and the hare, with the tortoise as victor, could have as easily been a piece of Conservative pre-election propaganda as it was a lesson in life from elder to junior.
Two anthropomorphized creatures compete for superiority, with the tortoise victor awarded a soup├žon of fame, while the loser hare stews in his own disgrace, having failed to heed his elder's jurisprudence on matters of effective racing strategies.
knowgramming.com /metaphors/metaphor_chapters/tortoise_and_the_hare.htm   (670 words)

  
 The Tortoise and the Hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The hare was once boasting of his speed before the other animals.
The hare darted almost out of sight at once, but soon stopped and, to show his contempt for the tortoise, lay down to have a nap.
The tortoise plodded on and plodded on, and when the hare awoke from his nap, he saw the tortoise nearing the finish line, and he could not catch up in time to save the race.
www.ivyjoy.com /fables/tortoise.html   (139 words)

  
 The Tortoise, the Hare, and the Three-legged Race
But after awhile, Tortoise’s friends at school, including Hare, got very tired of Tortoise’s bragging and agreed that something just had to be done.
It was there that Hare spied Tortoise showing off his newly-prized collection of sweatbands in a large blue velvet case to a gathering audience.
Tortoise frowned down at the race track, and then up at all the cheering fans in the stands.
www.prematurity.org /preemie-child/show-holland.html   (460 words)

  
 The Tortoise & the Hare - Diet Fables
Once upon a time there lived a tortoise and a hare.
Both were very hip on fitness and very keen on getting in their daily exercise, as well as watching what they ate.
And yes, Hare was quick with the ladies - but his lovemaking wasn't the talk of the village kingdom.
www.thinthin.com /diet-plan-hare.html   (362 words)

  
 Shodor Interactivate: Tortoise and Hare Race
Step through the tortoise and hare race, based on Zeno's paradox, to learn about the multiplication of fractions and about convergence of an infinite sequence of numbers.
This activity allows the user to step through the tortoise and hare race, which is based upon Zeno's Paradox about Achilles and the tortoise.
This activity would work well in groups of one or two for about ten to fifteen minutes if you use the exploration questions and five minutes otherwise.
www.shodor.org /interactivate/activities/Tortoise   (121 words)

  
 Tortoise and Hare Races
The Tortoise and the Hare: An Aesop Fable
Place both the hare and the tortoise that have been glued to paperclips at the starting point of the map.
When all four tortoises are ready on the floor at the starting line, the teacher says, “Go.” Each student will then roll the yarn around his/her tube by keeping both hands on the tube and turning the tube as quickly as s/he can.
www.uen.org /Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=10686   (755 words)

  
 Reading - Tortoise and the Hare - Authentic American Pronunciation
The hare raced down the road for a while, got tired, and then stopped to rest.
The tortoise, however, walked and walked and never stopped until he came to the finish line.
The hare started to run again, but it was already too late.
evaeaston.com /pr/reading-tortoiseandhare.html   (185 words)

  
 237. THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE (Laura Gibbs, translator)
The hare laughed at the tortoise's feet but the tortoise declared, 'I will beat you in a race!' The hare replied, 'Those are just words.
Who will mark out the track and serve as our umpire?' 'The fox,' replied the tortoise, 'since she is honest and highly intelligent.' When the time for the race had been decided upon, the tortoise did not delay, but immediately took off down the race course.
Then, when the hare eventually made his way to the finish line, he found that the tortoise had already won.
www.mythfolklore.net /aesopica/oxford/237.htm   (142 words)

  
 robotduck.com : learning : the tortoise and the hare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
the tortoise moves at a constant rate (1 pixel per frame to the right), and as soon as you let go of the button the tortoise stops.
when the hare's button is pressed, hm is increased by 1, which then has an effect on the hare's position because every frame hm is added to h.
so instead of affecting the hare's position directly by pressing the button, we are altering its speed, and because of our programming, the position is being altered according to the speed.
www.robotduck.com /learning/motion/tortoise_and_hare/tortoise_and_hare01.htm   (671 words)

  
 Halfbakery: Tortoise v. hare
Tortoises (turtles, if you must) are perhaps the most aerodynamic of all land-bound vertebrates.
Tortoise ploughing steadfastly into the wind, carefully maintaining his angle of attack to minimise unwanted areodynamic lift from the top of his curved shell.
Hare battling against the elements, ears flapping, claws digging in for purchase to avoid the risk of a catastrophic rolling event (also known as a "tumbleweed incident", "blowout" or "hareball")....
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Tortoise_20v_2e_20hare   (1802 words)

  
 The Hare and the Tortoise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
At the signal the Hare leaped forward in a great bound and soon left the plodding Tortoise far behind him on the dusty road.
Meantime, the Tortoise jogged steadily along on the hot, dusty road, ever so slowly, but surely, and soon he passed the Hare who was still peacefully sleeping.
When the Hare finally woke up with a start, he saw the Tortoise just reaching the finish line far ahead and he could hear all the animals cheering the winner.
www.childrenstory.com /tales/indexhare.html   (334 words)

  
 bktortoise
They love the "happy" ending and while they laugh at the silly and boastful hare, they also learn a lesson from him: best not to laugh too loudly at others.
The tortoise, not a very quick fellow on the best of days, started to become angry.
Finally he had enough of all the hare’s pompous (POM puss-pompous means overly proud.) words and told the hare he would best him in a race.
www.readroom.com /RRoom/bktortoise.htm   (230 words)

  
 Mr. Tortoise and Mr. Hare - Viewpoints & Humor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Hare up inside: he hadn't thought of it himself, how was he to approach Mr.
Hare took matters into her own paws at a tea party with Mrs.
Hare reported for what she considered the umpteenth time.
media.www.harbus.org /media/storage/paper343/news/2007/02/20/ViewpointsHumor/Mr.Tortoise.And.Mr.Hare-2726198.shtml   (445 words)

  
 The Tortoise™ and The Hare™ | Tech News at Tony's Train Exchange.
The Tortoise™, the Tortoise™ Logo and the Tortoise™ graphic are trademarks of Circuitron, Inc. of Romeoville, Il.
A considerable portion of the cost is due to the convenience afforded by the Tortoise™ Connector and screw terminals that eliminate multiple solder terminations.
The commercially available Tortoise™ switch machine is normally supplied with a card edge connector intended for use with a mating connector.
www.tonystrains.com /technews/hare.htm   (1098 words)

  
 Hare and Tortoise 2000 (Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium, Library of Congress ...
Hare and Tortoise 2000 (Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium, Library of Congress Exhibition)
Aesop's fable about the tortoise and the hare became a metaphor for the 2000 pre-convention presidential campaign.
Although faster, Al Gore, the hare, seemed to bounce around, while George W. Bush, the tortoise, wheeled steadily ahead.
www.loc.gov /rr/print/swann/herblock/hare.html   (1118 words)

  
 The Tortoise™ and The Hare™ | Tech News at Tony's Train Exchange.
The Tortoise™, the Tortoise™ Logo and the Tortoise™ graphic are trademarks of Circuitron, Inc. of Romeoville, Il.
A considerable portion of the cost is due to the convenience afforded by the Tortoise™ Connector and screw terminals that eliminate multiple solder terminations.
The commercially available Tortoise™ switch machine is normally supplied with a card edge connector intended for use with a mating connector.
tonystrains.com /technews/hare.htm   (1098 words)

  
 THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE
Aesop's fable of the Tortoise and the Hare introduces this new program.
The children learn how to tell a tortoise from other kinds of turtles and a hare from a rabbit.
Folk art turtles and rabbits from around the world are unpacked from the suitcase and serve as models when the children draw.
www.artinasuitcase.com /art_science/astortoise.html   (90 words)

  
 Frances Lincoln - Full Detail Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Tortoise and The Hare : An Aesop's Fable
One day Tortoise overhears Hare boasting, "I can run so fast I leave the wind behind." "What nonsense," says Tortoise to Hare.
Hare obviously has the natural advantage, so he stops for an elevenses of carrots, is overcome by sleepiness and takes a long nap.
www.franceslincoln.com /flincoln/display.asp?K=183261519309796&aub=Illustrations&m=176&dc=438   (136 words)

  
 The HAre And The Tortoise, A Management Lesson - Enite Akpokiniovo Wekpe
nce upon a time a tortoise and a hare had an argument about who was faster.
The hare was disappointed at losing the race and he did some soul-searching.
The finishing line was a couple of kilometers on the other side of the river.The hare sat there wondering what to do.
www.expressionsofsoul.com /story-Enite-HareAndTortoise.htm   (1089 words)

  
 Hare and the Tortoise by Aesop
The Hare, one day, laughing at the Tortoise for his slowness and general unwieldiness, was challenged by the latter to run a race.
The Hare, looking on the whole affair as a great joke, consented, and the Fox was selected to act as umpire and hold the stakes.
The Hare, having overslept herself, started up from her nap, and was surprised to find that the Tortoise was nowhere in sight.
www.4literature.net /Aesop/Hare_and_the_Tortoise   (209 words)

  
 Aesop's Fable: The Tortoise and the Hare
A Hare one day ridiculed the short feet and slow pace of the Tortoise, who replied, laughing, "Though you be swift as the wind, I will beat you in a race."
The Hare, believing her assertion to be simply impossible, assented to the proposal; and they agreed that the Fox should choose the course and fix the goal.
At last waking up, and moving as fast as he could, he saw the Tortoise had reached the goal, and was comfortably dozing after her fatigue.
knowgramming.com /metaphors/metaphor_chapters/aesops_fable_tortoise_and_the_hare.htm   (207 words)

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