A complete guide to the mystery and management of bees (Google eBook)

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Page 27 - ... so industrious; her wings are of the same size with an ordinary bee, and therefore, in respect of her...
Page 27 - Bees, and therefore in respect of her long body, they seem very short, resembling rather a cloak than a gown, for they reach but to the middle of her train, or nether part.
Page viii - Ah, see where robb'd and murder 'd, in that pit Lies the still heaving hive ! at evening snatch'd, Beneath the cloud of guilt-concealing...
Page 27 - The spear or sting shee hath is but little, and not half so long as the other Bees, which, like a Kings sword, is rather born for shew and authority than any other use.
Page 27 - Yellow, somethins deeper than the richest Gold; her head is more round than the little bees, by reason...
Page 27 - Golden bar, instead of those three whitish rings which other bees have at their three partitions...
Page 16 - As many as fall beside the stool, when it waxeth dark, ten to one but they lie abroad...
Page 60 - Garden,! soon perceived the matter, which was as follows :— One of my neighbours had five...
Page 25 - cuttins off the sharp edses in the midst " of every one ; then puttins the end that " is not cleft into the crown of the hive...

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