. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. UQ HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. the human race. There are many other insects which are in re- ality quite as useful to us, and, indeed, are indispensable, but which we neglect because we are ignorant of their labors. The Bee, however, furnishes two powerful and tangible arguments in its favor, namely, honey and wax, and is sure, therefore, to enlist our sympathies in its behalf. Independently, however, of theSe claims to our notice, if the Bee never made an ounce o

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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. UQ HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. the human race. There are many other insects which are in re- ality quite as useful to us, and, indeed, are indispensable, but which we neglect because we are ignorant of their labors. The Bee, however, furnishes two powerful and tangible arguments in its favor, namely, honey and wax, and is sure, therefore, to enlist our sympathies in its behalf. Independently, however, of theSe claims to our notice, if the Bee never made an ounce o
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. Homes without hands : being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction . Animals. UQ HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. the human race. There are many other insects which are in re- ality quite as useful to us, and, indeed, are indispensable, but which we neglect because we are ignorant of their labors. The Bee, however, furnishes two powerful and tangible arguments in its favor, namely, honey and wax, and is sure, therefore, to enlist our sympathies in its behalf. Independently, however, of theSe claims to our notice, if the Bee never made an ounce of honey—if the wax were as useless to us as a wasp-comb—if the insect were a mere stinging creature, wJth a tetchy temper, it would still deserve our admiration, on account of the wonderful manner in which it constructs its social home, and the method by which that home is regulated.. Ill niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Bee-hive. The accompanying illustration shows the lower part of the in- terior of a hive, which is supposed to be viewed through a plate. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889; Keyl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1823-1871; Smith, E. A. (Edward Alfred); Pearson, G. (George). New York : Harper & Brothers

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