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HIDE, measures. In England, a hide of land, according to some ancient manuscripts, contained one hundred and twenty acres. Co. Litt. 5; Plowd. 167; Touchst. 93.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In the game of life, when we often play hide-and-seek with our God, Easter invites us to see the signs of life outside us.
And here, as in Hide-and-Seek, nature's metaphoric magic is unleashed, with the organic debris of the ocean - a foaming profusion of seashells - transformed into a humanoid creature, like the double images of heads and/or fruit by Arcimboldo.
This mossy leaf-tailed gecko (above) and this twig mimic snake (below) from Madagascar are ready to play hide-and-seek. Want to play?
The hide-and-seek approach to history found in the dust jacket characterizes the prose sections of the book as well.