Curious Experiments for Preventing the Waste of Honey, and Preserving the Lives of Bees During the Winter: By a Gentleman Near the Banks of the Tweed, from the Repository of Select Papers on Agriculture, Etc., Numb. II.
A.P. Beresford, Alexander Dedekind, Andrew Jameson, Auguste de Saint-Hilaire, Benjamin Kidd, Bouffier de Sauvages, Charles Bucke, Edward Latham Ormerod, Esq. Thomas Hale, George Hubbard, Harry Wallis Kew, Herbert S. Shorthouse, I. Hopkins, James Caldwell, James Cavanah Murphy, Lippi, M.M.M., T. Slevan, Thorsley, Travers James Briant, William Carr, William Dunbar, William Hyde Wollaston
Archibald Constable, 1820 - Agriculture - 7 pages
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Page 340 - Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
Page 350 - What then I was. The sounding cataract Haunted me like a passion : the tall rock, The mountain, and the deep and gloomy wood, Their colours and their forms, were then to me An appetite ; a feeling and a love, That had no need of a remoter charm, By thought supplied, nor any interest Unborrowed from the eye.
Page 351 - His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself, with half-opened wings on the branch, he watches the result. " Down, rapid as an arrow from heaven, descends the distant object of his attention, the roar of its wings reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around ! At this moment the...
Page 351 - Eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of reaching his opponent, when, with a sudden scream, probably of despair and honest execration, the latter drops his fish : the Eagle, poising himself for a moment, as if to take a more certain aim, descends like a whirlwind, snatches it in his grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill-gotten booty silently away to the woods.
Page 97 - Yet there is something to be said on the other side of the question.
Page 350 - Our tender plants, how blows the citron grove, What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy reed, How nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
Page 156 - WHEN Solomon was reigning in his glory, Unto his throne the Queen of Sheba came (So in the Talmud you may read the story). Drawn by the magic of the monarch's fame, To see the splendors of his court, and bring Some fitting tribute to the mighty king.
Page 155 - Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is much like the smell of Lebanon.
Page 156 - Besides, the Queen had heard (which piqued her most) How through the deepest riddles he could spy ; How all the curious arts that women boast Were quite transparent to his piercing eye ; And so the Queen had come — a royal guest — To put the sage's cunning to the test.