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Hunters and Runners

of classic renown:

Acastos, who took part in the famous Calydonian hunt (a wild boar).

ActÆon, the famous huntsman who was transformed by Diana into a stag, because he chanced to see her bathing.

Adonis, beloved by Venus, slain by a wild boar while hunting.

Adrastos, who was saved at the siege of Thebes by the speed of his horse Arion, given him by Hercules.

Atalanta, who promised to marry the man who could outstrip her in running.

Camilla, the swiftest-footed of all the companions of Diana.

Ladas, the swiftest-footed of all the runners of Alexander the Great,

Meleaʹger, who took part in the great Calydonian boar-hunt.

Oriʹon, the great and famous hunter, changed into the Constellation, so conspicuous in November.

Pheidippides, who ran 135 miles in two days.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hunger seasons Food
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Hungry Dogs
Huniades, Hunniades, or Hunyady
Hunks
Hunt
Hunter
Hunter’s Moon (The)
Hunters and Runners
Hunting of the Hare
Hunting the Gowk
Hunting the Snark
Hunting two Hares
Huntingdon
Huntingdon Sturgeon (A)
Huon de Bordeaux
Hurdle Race (A)
Hurdy-gurdy
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