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" A bee amongst the flowers in spring, is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment : so busy and so pleased... "
Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art - Page 354
edited by - 1843
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 71

1843
...compeer does of honey. 'A bee among the flowers in spring,' says Paley, ' is one of the cheerfulest objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears...bye-word all the world over. No one can fail to hit off his character. He is the ' lazy yawning drone' of Shakspeare. The ' Immunisque sedens aliena ad...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - Theology - 1810
...their lately discovered faculties. A bee amongst the flowers in spring, is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment : so busy and so pleased : yet it is only a specimen of insect life, with which, by reason of the animal being half domesticated,...
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Natural Theology, Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - God - 1811 - 548 pages
...their lately discovered faculties. A bee amongst the flowers in spring, is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment ; so busy, and so pleased : yet it is only a specimen of insect life, with which, by reason of the animal being half domesticated,...
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An Introduction to Entomology: Or Elements of the Natural History ..., Volume 1

William Kirby, William Spence - Entomology - 1818
...occupied without intermission in collecting farina for its young or honey for its associates,) is one f the cheerfullest objects that can be looked upon....life appears to be all enjoyment : so busy and so pleased*.1' • Gleditsch Physic. But. Omm. Abkandt. iii. 200-237. b Natural Theology, 497. Of the...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity

William Paley - Natural history - 1819 - 292 pages
...exultation which they frel in their lately discovered faculties.— A bee amongst the flowers in spring, is one of the cheerfullest objects that can be looked...appears to be all enjoyment; so busy, and so pleased; yet itisonlya specimen of insect life, with which, by reason of the ani mal being half domesticated,...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 34

English literature - 1832
...this point, as agreeable as what he is speaking of. " A bee among the flowers in spring," says Dr. Paley, " is one of the cheerfullest objects that can...appears to be all enjoyment, so busy and so pleased? TO A FLOWER BROUGHT FROM THE FIELD OF GRUTLI.* If, by the wood-fire's blaze. When Winter-stars gleam...
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An Introduction to Entomology: Or Elements of the Natural History ..., Volume 1

William Kirby, William Spence - Entomology - 1822
...it is occupied without intermission in collecting farina for its young or honey for its associates,) is one of the cheerfullest objects that can be looked...appears to be all enjoyment : so busy and so pleased "." Of the sources of exquisite gratification which every rural walk will open to you, while witnessing...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...exultation which they feel in their lately discovered faculties. A bee amongst the flowers in spring, is one of the cheerfullest objects that can be looked...appears to be all enjoyment ; so busy, and so pleased : yet it is only a specimen of insect life, with which, by reason of the animal being half domesticated,...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...their lately discovered faculties. A bee, amongst the flowers in spring, is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment ; so busy and so pleased : yet it is only a specimen of insect life, with which, by reason of the animal being half domesticated,...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...their lately discovered faculties. A bee amongst the flowers in spring, is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment : so busy and so pleased : yet it is only a specimen of insect life, with which, by reason of the animal being half domesticated,...
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