run after two hares

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  • if you run after two hares you will catch neither — Cf. ERASMUS Adages III. ccxxxvii. duos insequens lepores, neutrum capit, he who chases two hares catches neither. 1509 A. BARCLAY Ship of Fools H5 A fole is he..Whiche with one haunde tendyth [intends] to take two harys in one instant. 1580 LYLY… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • run — see if you run after two hares you will catch neither you cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds he who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day the last drop makes the cup run over still waters run deep …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • two — see two blacks don’t make a white while two dogs are fighting for a bone, a third runs away with it two heads are better than one two is company, but three is none two of a trade never agree if two ride on a …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Goldilocks and the Three Hares (Petach) — Infobox Book name = Goldilocks and the Three Hares image caption = title orig = translator = author = Heldi Petach subject = Fantasy, Humorous Fiction publisher = Scholastic Inc. isbn = 0399228284 Goldilocks and the Three Hares is a fantasy book… …   Wikipedia

  • hare — see first catch your hare if you run after two hares you will catch neither you cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • catch — see you cannot catch old birds with chaff it doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice a cat in gloves catches no mice a drowning man will clutch at a straw eagles don’t catch flies …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Argentina — /ahr jeuhn tee neuh/; Sp. /ahrdd hen tee nah/, n. a republic in S South America. 35,797,536; 1,084,120 sq. mi. (2,807,870 sq. km). Cap.: Buenos Aires. Also called the Argentine. Official name, Argentine Republic. * * * Argentina Introduction… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …   Universalium

  • Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …   Universalium


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