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" A SWARM of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly. "
Locusts and Wild Honey - Page 16
by John Burroughs - 1884 - 316 pages
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Old Yorkshire, Volume 3

Yorkshire (England) - 1882
...your corn in May, and you'll come weeping away, Look at the same in June, and you'll whistle a tune." "A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay, A swarm in July is not worth a fly." " When the wind's in the east, it's neither good for man nor beast." "...
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Old Yorkshire, Volume 3

William Smith (F. S. A. S.) - Yorkshire (England) - 1882
...corn in May, and you'll come weeping away, Look at the same in June, and you'll whistle a tune." " A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay, A swarm in July is not worth a fly." " When the wind's in the east, it's neither good for man nor beast. "...
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When and where: a book of family events, ed. by D. and S. Veitch

Douglas Veitch - 1882
...fourth for madness. — Anacharsis. Deep draughts, and long morning slumbers, soon make a man poor. * A swarm of bees in May, Is worth a load of hay ; But a swarm in July, Is not worth a fly. May 1. Do thou my soul keep watch, beware, lest thou in...
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British Bee Journal, Volume 22

Bee culture - 1894
...May 1. This is a cold district, and our average time for swarms is the middle of June. If it be true that '' A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay,'1 what would that swarm be worth V Not so much, peihaps, when we consider that they have had to...
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Report and Transactions, Volume 17

Science - 1885
...Maddeford, of Torda, Sourton, age about 57. WHM This seems to be a variation of the well-known rhyme — " A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay. A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon. A swarm of bees in July Isn't worth a fly." GD " Friday an' the wick (week) A proverb which, my landlady...
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Tales of Quails 'n Such

Havilah Babcock - Sports & Recreation - 1985 - 240 pages
...de pan ready; den . . ." "Then what?" I prompted. "Den you sends fer mel" I did. Hunting Bee-Trees "A swarm of bees in May, Is worth a load of hay. A swarm of bees in June, Is worth a silver spoon. A swarm of bees in July, Is not worth a fly." This time-honored dictum was as much a part of my childhood...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...OAEL-1; OBEV; OxBB; OxBS; PoEL-1; PoE; PPP; Prim; RB; TrGrPo; UnPo; WeW A Swarm of bees in May 235 lf, with the little round button at top; and they all fell to A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly. (1. 1 -6) FaBoBe; OxNR Sweet Betsey from Pike 236 Did you...
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Joy with Honey: More Than 200 Delicious Recipes that Make the Most of Nature ...

Doris Mech - Cooking - 1995 - 244 pages
...cider vinegar Stir together in the order listed. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve. ***** A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay! A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly. (Old English saying) 3 envs. unflavored gelatin 3 C. juice...
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Fortunes and Dreams

Astra Cielo - 1974 - 234 pages
...oval teeth three-sided grow; They longer get, project before, Till twenty, when we know no more. Bees A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly. The Cuckoo May—sings all the day; June—changes his...
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Biological Invasions

M. Williamson - Science - 1996 - 244 pages
...Smaller and her workers behind. Temperate swarms are more successful the earlier they form in summer - 'a swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay . . .' (Opie and Opie, 1955), while tropical bees can swarm at any time. Absconding is when all the...
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