It'll make the Hive hot, but we can't have Death's Headers in the middle of our honey-flow."
"In the first place, I never heard of a Death's Header coming into a hive. People don't do such things.
'You can't let him in for a ghastly thing like opening a hive. When you made me do it that time I was picking stings out of myself for a week.'
She inserted in the fire-chamber a handful of the cotton-waste and set fire to it; then with a preliminary puff or two of the bellows to make sure that the conflagration had not gone out, she aimed the nozzle at the front door of the hive.
"Yes, a hive," repeated the Canadian, "and bees humming round it."
The humming ceased by degrees, and the hive eventually yielded several pounds of the sweetest honey, with which Ned Land filled his haversack.
History, that is, the unconscious, general, hive
life of mankind, uses every moment of the life of kings as a tool for its own purposes.
"You would be no better than a drone at your time of day, with a young hive
to feed and swarm."
The belts of woodland that traverse the lower prairies and border the rivers are peopled by innumerable swarms of wild bees, which make their hives
in hollow trees and fill them with honey tolled from the rich flowers of the prairies.
But I better hive
it to- night if I can, because the doctor maybe hasn't let up as much as he lets on he has; he might scare them out of here yet.
He leant back against the hives
, and with upturned face made observations on the stars, whose cold pulses were beating amid the black hollows above, in serene dissociation from these two wisps of human life.
They have here multitudes of bees of various kinds; some are tame, like ours, and form their combs in hives
. Of the wild ones, some place their honey in hollow trees, others hide it in holes in the ground, which they cover so carefully, that though they are commonly in the highway, they are seldom found, unless by the moroc's help, which, when he has discovered any honey, repairs immediately to the road side, and when he sees a traveller, sings, and claps his wings, making many motions to invite him to follow him, and when he perceives him coming, flies before him from tree to tree, till he comes to the place where the bees have stored their treasure, and then begins to sing melodiously.