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" ... on the hives, and so take the bees as they came out. He has been known to overturn hives for the sake of honey, of which he was passionately fond. Where metheglin was making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he... "
An Introduction to Entomology: Or Elements of the Natural History of Insects ... - Page 210
by William Kirby, William Spence - 1818
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1821
...was making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called bee-wine. This lad was lean and sallow, and of a cadaverous...wonderfully adroit, discovered no manner of understanding. In this and the following month, numbers of the shrew-mouse (sotex) may be seen lying in the footpaths...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 11

1822
...making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging, a draught of what he called bee-wine. This lad was lean and sallow, and of a cadaverous...wonderfully adroit, discovered no manner of understanding. It is now the weather for bathing, a refreshment too little taken in this country, either summer or...
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The Table Book..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827 - 870 pages
...Where metheglin was making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a di aught of what he called bee-wine. As he ran about, he used to make...complexion ; and, except in his favourite pursuit, in which lit was wonderfully adroit, discovered no manner of understanding. Had his capacity been better, and...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1829 - 343 pages
.../! naetheglin was making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called bee-wine. As he ran about, he used to make...sallow, and of a cadaverous complexion; and, except in hia favourite pursuit, in which he was wonderfully adroit,' discovered no manner of understanding....
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1832 - 342 pages
...Where metheglin was making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called bee-wine. As he ran about, he used to make...resembling the buzzing of bees. This lad was lean aud sallow, and of a cadaverous complexion ; and, except in his favorite pursuit, in which he was wonderfully...
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The Winter Evening Book

William Chambers - Literature - 1837 - 325 pages
...making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called bee-ioine. As he ran about, he used to make a humming noise with...and of a cadaverous complexion; and, except in his favorite pursuit, in which he was wonderfully adroit, discovered no manner of understanding. Had his...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book; Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 3

William Hone - Days - 1841
...Where metheglin was making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called bee-wine. As he ran about, he used to make a humming noise with his lips, resembling (he buzzing of bees. This lad was lean and sallow, and of a cadaverous complexion ; and, except in...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 39

1842
...linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called bee- wine. When he ran about, be used to make a humming noise with his lips, resembling the buzzing of bees. He was lean and sallow, of a cadaverous complexion, and, except in his favourite pursuit, in which...
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An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of ...

William Kirby, William Spence - Insects - 1846 - 600 pages
...Where metheglin was .making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he .called bee-wine. As he ran about, he used to make...and of a cadaverous complexion ; and except in his favorite pursuit, in which he was wonderfully adroit, discovered no manner • ii. 380. ' Schirach,...
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American Journal of Agriculture and Science, Volume 7

Ebenezer Emmons, A. Osborn - Agriculture - 1848
...for the sake of their honey-bags. He was wonderfully adroit in the pursuit of these insects, and when he ran about, he used to make a humming noise with his lips, resembling the buzzing of bees. He was very injurious to4iee-keepers; for he would enter their gardens, and, sitting down before the...
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