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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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Tales of Enterprise, Peril and Escape. A New Selection

Tales - Adventure and adventurers - 1858
...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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American Bee Journal, Volumes 2-3

Bee culture - 1867
...where the fallen ' tree had once reared its head, astonished at linding it all a vacunm. 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 Progressive English reading books, Volume 3

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...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...lamentations over the downfall of their republic. We now abandoned the place, leaving much honey in the hollow of the tree. " It will all be cleared...
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Volume 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...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...over the downfall of their republic. It was a scene on which the "melancholy Jaques " might have moralised by the hour. We now abandoned the place, leaving...
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Bee-keeping, by 'The Times' bee-master [J. Cumming].

John Cumming - Bees - 1864 - 224 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. BEE...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...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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Analytical Sixth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - Elocution - 1867 - 494 pages
...branch of a neighboring tree, whence they seemed to contemplate the prostrate ruin, and to buzz fbrth doleful lamentations over the downfall of their republic. It was a scene on which the "melancholy Jacques" might have moralized by the hour. 10. We now abandoned the place,...
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Analytical [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

Richard Edwards, John Russell Webb - Readers - 1868
...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 School Board Readers: Standard V : Adapted to the Requirements of the ...

Arithmetic - 1872 - 256 pages
...pocket, whistling vacantly and despondingly about the ruins of his house that had been burnt. bending their disaster, they settled down in clusters on a...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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Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...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 buza forth doleful lamentations...
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