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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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The Crayon Miscellany

Washington Irving - Authors, American - 1849 - 459 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, whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations...
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The Crayon Reading Book: Comprising Selections from the Various Writings of ...

Washington Irving - Readers - 1849 - 255 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, whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations...
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The Crayon Miscellany

Washington Irving - Spain - 1849 - 379 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, whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 12

1835
...astonished at finding all a vacuum. At length, as if comprehending their disaster, they settled downf in clusters, on a dry branch of* a neighbouring tree,...over the downfall of their republic. It was a scene on which the ' melancholy Jacques' might have moralized by the hour." In the progress through the vast...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volumes 5-6

1850
...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. — Washington Irving1 я Tour in the Prairiei oj Hie "far West." THE ELEPHANT....
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A Tour on the Prairies

Washington Irving - Indians of North America - 1850 - 137 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 neighbouring tree, whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations over the...
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Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1851
...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, whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations...
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The honey bee [by T. James].

Thomas James - Bee culture - 1852 - 99 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 Jaques ' might have moralised by the hour."— -Tour in Prairies, ch. ix....
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1853 - 480 pages
...where their 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 Crayon Reading Book: Comprising Selections from the Various Writings of ...

Washington Irving - American literature - 1855 - 255 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, whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz forth doleful lamentations...
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