March hare


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March hare

a hare during its breeding season in March, noted for its wild and excitable behaviour (esp in the phrase mad as a March hare)

March Hare

crazy rabbit who co-hosts mad tea party. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
See: Madness
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He sired the March Hare winner in a litter of eight out of Me And Trouble, who won over 440 and 620m in graded company at Milton Keynes during her racing days, mostly over the shorter trip.
In the March Hare final, I thought one of my other finalists, Minglers Rebel, might help him by moving off from two, but as it turned out Bonville Podge didn't need any help at all.
LAHORE:Alice hadn't gone very far before stopping at the house of the March Hare and found a large table set up.
Students spent weeks learning lines, songs and steps for the musical, which saw Alice follow the white rabbit into a madcap world of a talking Cheshire cat, the Madhatter and March Hare and the dreaded Queen of Hearts.
No march hare steal the tarts unless he is mad; we thus know that, given it is not March, and that I am not mad, it is absolutely unfathomable that I could have stolen the tarts in the month of March.
2 ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (1972) FIONA Fullerton plays the young heroine and meets Peter Sellers as the March Hare.
EVENT The Alice Experience the adventures of Alice in Wonderland and meet characters such as The Mad Hatter, March Hare, White Rabbit, and of course, The Queen of Hearts
This first volume of the collection begins with Collected Poems 1909-1962 as Eliot (1888-1965) issued it, followed by the "Uncollected Poems, which include those published in Poems Written in Early Youth and March Hare, as well as some poems from the manuscript Valerie's Own Book.
Now the series resumes with "The Marvelous Neverland of Oz," where the March Hare leads a renegade army from Wonderland rampaging across Oz, Mombi plots to bring even more chaos in an effort to escape, and Glinda must delve into her own past.
Comedy star Peter Sellers starred as the March Hare on TV back in 1972 with Fiona Fullerton as Alice and Dudley Moore as the Dormouse in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, while Kojak star Telly Savalas played the Cheshire Cat in a 1985 TV movie with Beatles drummer Ringo Starr as the Mock Turtle.
stead as White Rabbit, Sandy Neill as Mad Hatter and Yvonne Stillie as March Hare PICS: ROBERT PARRY?
The term Mad March Hare is something of a misnomer, given that the breeding season is not confined to spring and the sparring matches will continue well into the summer, although the thickening ground cover by then means that such encounters are not so easily witnessed.