The Modern Art of Breeding Bees; A Poem

 
9780217500159: The Modern Art of Breeding Bees; A Poem

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1740 Excerpt: ... Mox cadem bini velut intra mœnia longam Non servant populi pacem; teftoque sub unq Vix confonguineos inter stat gratia fratres; Haud secus aligerum studia in contraria scindit Sese vulgus Apum, factis ubi partibus ædes Divisas habitant: privatæ publica rixæ Bella trahunt; sed ne cæco per opaca domorutn Marte truces ineant pugnas; cum prœlia bombo Terribili cecinere, foras pars utraque latos Aeris in campos acies producit apertas. Involitant hinc inde, mori vel vincere certæ,. Et rabidas acuunt diris stridoribus iras. Agmen (a) agunt binæ pennis fulgentibus auro ieginæ, mediisque volant in millibus: ingens Turba duces cingit, neque miseet prœlia, donee Ancipitis suprema vocent discrimina belli. Antevolat, Martemque ciens utrinque juventus a) Acies contrarias duo Jmperatores dirigunt. Pliq. Lib, n. Cap. 17. - ' Essera Effera prorumpit; mox agmina tota sequuntur: Immiscentur Apes Apibus, vibrataque figunt Spicula, & horrendum dant accipiuntque venenum, Lethifer inspirat sixæ quod cuspidis ictus. Mutua cognatæ pastim per vulnera turmæ Civili pereunt acie: labuntur ab alto Corpora læsa, nivis ritu, quæ nube soluta Decidit, hybernis Aquilonibus acta per auras. Necdum iras animosa phalanx &: prœlia ponit; Dum medio belli cum robore fcemina Princeps Conciderit; quæ stare solet victoria multo Sanguine: bellantem fortiflima namque tuentur Agmina Reginam, quam promptis undique teli§ Circumfusa tegunt; &adunam mille venitur Funeribus: sed ubi semel occidit ilia, quieseunt Arma recompositis animis; nec longius ira Procedit quam Martis atrox furor: unus utriquc Terminus est; & si posita formidine victæ Indecorique fuga sparsæ victricibus ausint Addei.ddere se comites, n...

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