Instead of serried rows of bees
sealing up every gap in the combs and keeping the brood warm, he sees the skillful complex structures of the combs, but no longer in their former state of purity.
She scuttled in like a ghost, and, knowing the senior bees
would turn her out at once, dodged into a brood-frame, where youngsters who had not yet seen the winds blow or the flowers nod discussed life.
The feuds of White Plume, however, had not been confined to the red men; he had much to say of brushes with bee
hunters, a class of offenders for whom he seemed to cherish a particular abhorrence.
If you take down your Encyclopaedia Britannica , Volume III, AUS to BIS, you will find that bees
are a 'large and natural family of the zoological order Hymenoptera, characterized by the plumose form of many of their hairs, by the large size of the basal segment of the foot ...
Then came the queen of the bees
, who had been saved by the little dwarf from the fire, and she tried the lips of all three; but at last she sat upon the lips of the one that had eaten the honey: and so the dwarf knew which was the youngest.
Ferko again proceeded on his journey, but he hadn't gone far before a queen bee
flew against him, trailing one wing behind her, which had been cruelly torn in two by a big bird.
"Go to the strangers and sting them to death!" commanded the Witch, and the bees
turned and flew rapidly until they came to where Dorothy and her friends were walking.
First he robbed the bees
of their honey, and rudely shook the little flowers, that he might get the dew they had gathered to bathe their buds in.
And are human labourers to have no holidays, because of the bees
? And am I never to have change of air, because the bees
"Not a bee
. You would get us all into trouble, and we can't afford to have any more trouble than is necessary.
are seen sucking the flowers, their pursuer contrives to
Now, while Masilo told this tale I had seen two things--first, that a little piece of stick was thrust through the straw of the fence, and, secondly, that the regiment of the Bees
was swarming on the slope opposite to the kraal in obedience to the summons I had sent them in the name of Umhlangana.