As mad as a March Hare

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an old English Saying derived from the fact that March is the rutting time of hares, when they are excitable and violent.
- Wright.

See also: March

References in classic literature ?
I was as mad as a March hare, and after that I got only madder.
Everyone is entitled to be as mad as a March Hare, and I am delighted I went through my phases at 14-16 before I started my life.
Never mind the fact hunt sabs come in both genders and all ages, the writer of this heap of rubbish felt the need to portray the monitor as a woman of a certain age who was as mad as a March hare and uncaring to the point of hypocrisy.