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" ... the bees of the bankrupt hive who had been absent at the time of the catastrophe, and who arrived, from time to time, with full cargoes from abroad. At first they wheeled about... "
The Saturday Magazine - Page 183
1841
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A Tour on the Prairies

Washington Irving - Indians of North America - 1835 - 199 pages
...place where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down,...over the downfall of their republic. It was a scene on which the " melancholy Jacques" might have moralised by the hour. We now abandoned the" place, leaving...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 25

1835
...place where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down,...over the downfall of their republic. It was a scene on which the " melancholy Jacques" might have moralized by the hour. We now abandoned the place, leaving...
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A Tour on the Prairies

Washington Irving - 1835 - 199 pages
...place where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down,...buzz forth doleful lamentations over the downfall of a. their republic. It was a scene on which the " melancholy Jacques " might have moralised by the hour....
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A Tour on the Prairies, Issue 1

Washington Irving - Frontier and pioneer life - 1835 - 335 pages
...place where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down,...ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations over the downfal of their republic. It was a scene on which the " melancholy Jacques " might have moralised...
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My Bee Book

William Charles Cotton - Bee culture - 1842 - 368 pages
...place where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down,...ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations over the downfal of their republic. It was a scene on which the " melancholy Jacques" might have moralised by...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1843
...place where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down...ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations over the downfal of their republic. — Irving. THE PERAMBULATOR. MARGATE AND RAMSGATE. A PERAMBULATOR will...
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The Rover, Volume 2

Seba Smith, Lawrence Labree - 1844
...as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down in clusters on n dry branch of a neighboring tree, from whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate...over the downfall of their republic. It was a scene on which the " melancholy Ja•quea" might have moralized by the hour. We now abandoned the place,...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding it all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down in clusters on a dry branch of a neighboring tree, from whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz forth doleful...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...where the fallen tree had once reared its head, astonished at finding it all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled down in clusters on a dry branch'of a neighboring tree, from whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz...
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Crayon miscellany

Washington Irving - Astoria (Or.) - 1849
...ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations over the downfall of their republic. It was a scene on which the " melancholy Jacques " might have moralized...leaving much honey in the hollow of the tree. " It will all be cleared off by varmint," said one of the rangers. " What vermin ?" asked I. ' ; Oh, bears, and...
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