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" When the pupa is about to change into the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation, that the cover at last becomes pellucid, owing to its extreme... "
Bees and Bee-Keeping - Page 36
by W.C. Harbison - 1860
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 11

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1808
...the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation,...last becomes pellucid, owing to its extreme thinness. This must not only facilitate the exit of the fly, but, M. Huber remarks, it may possibly be useful...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 1

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation,...last becomes pellucid, owing to its extreme thinness. This must not only facilitate the exit of the fly, but, M. Huber remarks, it may possibly be useful...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1809
...the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation,...last becomes pellucid, owing to its extreme thinness. This must not only facilitate the exit of the fly, but, M. Huber remarks, it may possibly be useful...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1813
...insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner by gnawing- nway part of the wax; and with so mwch nicety do they perform this operation, that the cover at last becomes pellucid, owinj? to its extreme thinnest. This must not only facilitate the exit of the fly, but M. Huber remarks,...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

E. Polehamton - History - 1815
...the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner, by gnawing away part of the wax; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation,...last becomes pellucid, owing to its extreme thinness. This must not only facilitate the exit of the fly, but M. Huber remarks, it may possibly be useful...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

John Scott, John Taylor - 1827
...the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner, by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation...extreme thinness, thus facilitating the exit of the fly. After tbe transformation ia complete, the young queens would, in common course, immediately emerge...
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The Honey-bee: Its Natural History, Physiology, and Management

Edward Bevan - 1827 - 404 pages
...the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner, by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation...extreme thinness, thus facilitating the exit of the fly. After the transformation is complete, the young queens would, in common course, immediately emerge...
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The grammar of entomolgy

Edward Newman - 1835
...to a perfect insect, the bees make the cover of the cell thinner by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation,...last becomes pellucid, owing to its extreme thinness. 98. The combs of a bee-hive comprise a congeries of hexagonal cells, built by the bees as a receptacle...
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The Honey Bee: Its Natural History, Physiology, and Management

Edward Bevan - Bee culture - 1843 - 119 pages
...the perfect insect, the bees render the cover of the cell thinner, by gnawing away part of the wax, scooping it out in waved circles at its edges ; and...extreme thinness, thus facilitating the exit of the fly. After the transformation is complete, the young queens would, in common course, immediately emerge...
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That's it (or, Plain teaching) by the author of 'The reason why'.

Robert Kemp Philp - 1859
...to a perfect insect, the bees make the cover of the cell thinner by gnawing away part of the wax ; and with so much nicety do they perform this operation,...las't becomes pellucid, owing to its extreme thinness. " The combs of a bee-hive comprise a congeries of hexagonal cells, built by the bees as a receptacle...
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