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  • It culminated in that remarkable mechanism, the bee-swarm.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Jaimihr, finding that his palace was intact, and that only the prisoner and three horses from his stable were missing, placed the whole guard under arrest - stormed futilely, while his hurrying swarm flocked to him through the dinning streets - and then, mad-angry and made reckless by his rage, rode with a hundred at his back to Howrah's palace, scattering the bee-swarm of inquisitive but so far peaceful citizens right and left.

    Rung Ho

  • Mr. Fotheringay was abstracted and thoughtful all that day, and performed no miracles except certain provisions for Winch, and the miracle of completing his day's work with punctual perfection in spite of all the bee-swarm of thoughts that hummed through his mind.

    Tales of Space and Time

  • The bee-swarm was thick as ever on the golden bough.

    Rhoda Fleming — Volume 3

  • "'Twas as a hive of bees that greatly thrived; * But, when the bee-swarm fled, 'twas clean unhived."

    Arabian nights. English

  • June 13th, 2010 LONDON - The bee-swarm sound of countless vuvuzelas that has been the talk of this World Cup in South Africa could fall silent as the organisers may ban the instrument after complaints from broadcasters and others.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The bee-swarm sound of countless vuvuzelas at South African grounds has raised a controversy with the organisers considering banning the instrument in the stadia.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Mr. Fotheringay was abstracted and thoughtful all that day, and performed no miracles except certain provisions for Winch, and the miracle of completing his day’s work with punctual perfection in spite of all the bee-swarm of thoughts that hummed through his mind.

    The Man Who Could Work Miracles

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