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hare

see lepus.

calling hare
see pika.
hare fibroma
a poxvirus disease of hares, caused by a leporipoxvirus, characterized by the formation of fibromas.
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Now we shall see the hare," said my mother; and just then a hare wild with fright rushed by and made for the woods.
Well, no," she said, "you must not say that; but though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses, and don't know.
The higgler to whom the hare was sold, being unfortunately taken many months after with a quantity of game upon him, was obliged to make his peace with the squire, by becoming evidence against some poacher.
This last straight two miles and a half is always a vantage ground for the hounds, and the hares know it well; they are generally viewed on the side of Barby Hill, and all eyes are on the lookout for them to-day.
laughed his companion, and as the hare bounded into the thicket, he fired.
And it seems that you asked him not to shoot the hare.
The Prince drew his bow once more, and the hare lay dead at his feet; but at the same moment a dove rose up in the air, and circled round the Prince's head in the most confiding manner.
No, try this hare, which I had killed yesterday in one of my warrens.
Was it your intention to kill that hare, or to save it, Miss Murray?
That must be a poor country indeed that does not support a hare.
In winter, when the snow lay glittering on the ground, a hare would often come leaping along, and jump right over the little Tree.
In his wild flight, he leaped over brambles and bushes, and across brooks and ponds, as if he were a goat or a hare chased by hounds.