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" Therefore doth heaven divide The state of man in divers functions, Setting endeavour in continual motion ; To which is fixed, as an aim or butt, Obedience : for so work the honey bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The art of order to a peopled... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare in Eight Volumes: With the Corrections and ... - Page 373
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson - 1765
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 715 pages
...tir'd limbs and lay the head Down to our own delightful bed. James Montgomery. So work the honey-bees ; Creatures, that by a rule in nature, teach. The art of order to a peopled kingdom. Sh. Hen. v. I. '2. The careful insect 'midst his works I view, Now from the flowers exhaust the fragrant...
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The Stewarton: The Hive of the Busy Man

Edward BARTRUM - 1881 - 45 pages
...for the season, the workers fall upon, and destroy them all. THE WORKEHS. " So work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature, teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." These constitute the great bulk of every prosperous colony of bees. It is by their labors that the...
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Shakespeare's King Henry the Fifth: With Introduction, and Notes Explantory ...

William Shakespeare - 1882 - 194 pages
...instead of pretty. But Shakespeare repeatedly uses pretty with the sense of jit, apt, or suitable. P. 52. Creatures that, by a rule in Nature, teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom. So Pope and Collier's second folio. The old text reads "The Act of Order." To teach an act is rather...
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The Literary World

1883
...beginning; so that Virgil says they pass their Jives beneath " unchangeable laws." Shakespeare calls them Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom. Virgil has sung of the bees in fuller strains than any other poet, and has interwoven fact, theory,...
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Great thoughts from Latin authors, by C.T. Ramage

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1884
...and the fragrant honey is redolent of thyme. Shakespeare (" Henry V.," act i. sc. 2) says: " So work the honey bees; Creatures, that by a rule in...peopled kingdom. They have a king, and officers of sorts; Where some, like magistrates, correct at home; Others, like merehants, venture trade abroad...
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Great Thoughts from Latin Authors

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1884 - 679 pages
...and the fragrant honey is redolent of thyme. Shakespeare (" Henry V.," act i. sc. 2) says: " So work the honey bees; Creatures, that by a rule in...peopled kingdom. They have a king, and officers of sorts; Where some, like magistrates, correct at home; Others, like merchants, venture trade abroad...
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Zoological photographs, chapters on natural history

Joseph Hassell - 1884
...description of the economy of a hive will, we think, be a fitting close to this lesson, 1 ' So work the honey bees ; Creatures that, by a rule in...The art of order to a peopled kingdom. They have a queen, and officers of sorts, Where some, like magistrates, correct at home ; Others, like merchants,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 164

1886
...the lancet, the saw, the auger, and the trowel it is in this marvellous group that we find ' Creatures that, by a rule in nature, teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom.' Happily for larger, if not wiser, creatures than themselves, the Hymenoptera contain comparatively...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature: With Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1886 - 388 pages
...the nominative case. Thus we find in Shakespeare's Henry V., i. 2. 188 : " So work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in Nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." Here bees is the nominative to work ; creatures is in apposition with bees, and hence is also in the...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History and Literature : with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 466 pages
...language. EXERCISE XLVL Give full particulars of all nominatives in the following quotations : (a) " So work the honey bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom." Shakespeare. (6) "Clatters each plank and swinging chain." Scott. (c) "A white wall is the...
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