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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LAHORE:Alice hadn't gone very far before stopping at the house of the March Hare and found a large table set up.
Help him to organise his tea party - and keep an eye on that silly March Hare!
Help him to organise his tea party - and keep an eye on that silly March Hare! Create your own pocket watches, design teapots and craft cakes made from sponge.
2 ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (1972) FIONA Fullerton plays the young heroine and meets Peter Sellers as the March Hare. Dennis Waterman appears as the two of spades playing card.
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.
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?JONES
"Hare-brained'' and "mad as a March hare'' are terms that appropriately describe a species that is hair-trigger nervous and jumpy at a slight provocation.
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.
Relive the journey of Alice and join her in her adventures with the other characters -- the Dormouse, Mad Hatter, March Hare and the Queen of Hearts -- as part of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) in BurJuman twice at 6.15pm and 7.45pm daily until June 30.
In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland the Mad Hatter and the March Hare use a sleeping dormouse as a cushion!