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 Hare-lip.Hare and the Tortoise (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hare-stone = Hour-stone.
 
Boundary stone in the parish of Sancred (Cornwall), with a heap of stones round it. It is thought that these stones were set up for a similar purpose as the column set up by Laban (Genesis xxxi. 51, 52). “Behold this heap, and behold this pillar,” said Laban to Jacob, “which I have cast betwixt me and thee. This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap unto me, for harm.” (Anglo-Saxon, hora, or horu stan.) (See HAROLD’S STONES.)   1
 


 Hare-lip.Hare and the Tortoise (The). 

 
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