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" seems almost equal (observes this traveller) to that of the bee. Throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass; which is the principal material they employ for the purpose of erecting this extraordinary work,... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 12
1822
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 10, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...ry ing a fine fpecies of grafs, which is the principal ma- "Г" terial they employ for the purpofe of erecting this extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my ihort ftay in the country was not fufficient to fatisfy me by ocular proof, that they added...
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - Animal behavior - 1803
...this traveller) to that of the bee: throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass, which is the principal material...extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my short stay in the country was not sufficient to satisfy me by ocular proof, that they added...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1816
...night.] altriost equal to that of a bee. Throughout the day, they appear busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass ; which is the principal material...extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my short stay in the country was not sufficient to satisfy me by ocular proof, that they added...
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Bird-catching; or, The northern adventurers

Bird-catching - 1823 - 81 pages
...seems almost equal to that of the bee: throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass, which is the principal material...extraordinary Work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my stay in the country was not sufficient to satisfy me, by ocular proof, that they added to...
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 2

William Bingley - 1829
...this traveller) to that of the bee. Throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass; which is the principal material...extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my short stay in the country was not sufficient to satisfy me, by ocular proof, that they added...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...our author, ' to that of the bee ; throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass, which is the principal material...extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Many trees I have seen borne down with the weight, and others I have observed with their boughs completely...
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Bertha's Visit to Her Uncle in England, Volume 1

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Children - 1830
...birds is equal to that of the bee : throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass, which is the principal material they employ in the construction of this extraordinary work, as well as for repairs and additions. It appears that,...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 27

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843
...'Throughout the day thtv appear busily employed in carrying a fine species of gra», which is the'principal material they employ for the purpose of erecting this...extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my short stay in tbf country was not sufficient to satisfy me by ocular proof that they added...
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New York Evening Tales: Or, Uncle John's True Stories about Natural History ...

Gerritt Van Husen Forbes - Animals - 1833
...seems almost equal to that of the bee: throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass, which is the principal material they employ for erecting this extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my short stay in the...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1841
...almoHt equal to that of the bee ; throughout the day they appear to be busily employed in carrying a fine species of grass, which is the principal material they employ lor the purpose of erecting this extraordinary work, as well as for additions and repairs. Though my...
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