Hours

Hours may refer to:

  • The plural of the unit of time, hour
  • an expression of time using the 24-hour clock system (e.g. "1300 hours")
  • Horae (Hours (mythology)), Greek deities
  • Hours, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, a commune in France
  • 'Hours...', a 1999 album by British musician David Bowie
  • Hours (album), a 2005 album by Welsh rock band Funeral For a Friend
  • Carnegie Unit and Student Hour or credit-hours are a measurement of completed coursework at a college or university.
  • The Hours (film), a 2002 drama film directed by Stephen Daldry
  • The Hours (novel), a 1998 novel written by Michael Cunningham
  • Canonical hours or liturgical hours, divisions of the day which are accompanied by prayers from the liturgy of the hours
    • Book of Hours, a printed book or often a manuscript containing prayers for such hours (e.g. the "Hours of Catherine of Cleves")

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Famous quotes containing the word hours:

    Thus he wastes half his days, and his hours without number,
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

    It breaks his heart that kings must murder still,
    That all his hours of travail here for men
    Seem yet in vain. And who will bring white peace
    That he may sleep upon his hill again?
    Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

    For the time of towns is tolled from the world by funereal chimes, but in nature the universal hours are counted by succeeding tribes of animals and plants, and by growth of joy on joy.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)