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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Bees
 
He turned aside to see the carcase of the lion; and behold, there was a swarm of bees in the carcase.
        Judges.—Chap. xiv. Verse 8; and see Davidson’s Virgil, by Buckley, Georgic IV.
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’Tis seldom when the bee doth leave her comb in the dead carrion.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry IV., Part II. Act IV. Scene 4. (The King to Warwick.)
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Where the bee sucks, there suck I.
        Shakespeare.—Tempest, Act V. Scene 1. (A Song.)
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So work the honey bees;
Creatures that, by a rule in nature, teach
The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry V., Act I. Scene 2. (Canterbury.)
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