|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|He turned aside to see the carcase of the lion; and behold, there was a swarm of bees in the carcase.|
Judges.Chap. xiv. Verse 8; and see Davidsons Virgil, by Buckley, Georgic IV.
|Tis seldom when the bee doth leave her comb in the dead carrion.|
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part II. Act IV. Scene 4. (The King to Warwick.)
|Where the bee sucks, there suck I.|
Shakespeare.Tempest, Act V. Scene 1. (A Song.)
|So work the honey bees;|
Creatures that, by a rule in nature, teach
The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
Shakespeare.King Henry V., Act I. Scene 2. (Canterbury.)