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" A SWARM of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly. "
A Handbook of Weather Folk-lore: Being a Collection of Proverbial Sayings in ... - Page 254
by Charles Swainson - 1873 - 275 pages
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Agriculture Improv'd: Or, The Practice of Husbandry Display'd: Chiefly Shewn ...

William Ellis - Agricultural systems - 1746 - 358 pages
...greateft Care ought to be taken to watch their Swarming, that they be not loft for want of Care : For A Swarm of Bees in May is worth a Load of Hay : But a Swarm in July is xot worth a Fly. But But our Country People inlarge the firft Line, and fay,...
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A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling: Confirmed by Actual Experience ...

Thomas Best - 1804 - 208 pages
...frog and her brood.. A cold May and windy Makes a full barn and a findy. , A May flood never did good. A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay. But a swarm in July Is not worth a fly. The following Rules are laid darpn fy Bacon; ,. . . ,, If the...
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A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling [etc.]

Thomas Best - 1808 - 210 pages
...and her brood, A cold May and windy • Makes a full barn and a findy. A May flood never did good. A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay. But a swarm in July Is not worth a fly. THE FOLLOWING RULES ARE LAID DOWN BY LORD BACCT'J If the wainscot...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 71

1843 - 626 pages
...supposed relative Talues of early and late swarms : — ' A swarm in May Is worth a load of hay ; A swarm in June Is worth a silver spoon ; A swarm in July Is not wortli a fly.' mystified mystified changeling of a drone. Their innate and extreme sense of loyalty...
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The Complete Weather Guide: A Collection of Practical Observations for ...

Joseph Taylor - 1812 - 184 pages
...frog and her brood. A cold May and a windy Makes a full barn and a findy. A May flood never did good. A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay. But a swarm in July Is not worth a fly, &c. XXIV. WINTER. If the latter End of October and Beginning...
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Art of Angling

Thomas Best - Fishing - 1814 - 290 pages
...frog and her brood. A cold May and windy M."kes a full barn and a findy. A May flood never did good. A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay. But a swarm in July Is not worth a fly. The following Rules are laid dowp by Lord Bacon : If the wainscot...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1822 - 440 pages
...June, and you'll come home in another tune. 28. Shear your sheep in May, and shear them all away. 29. A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay ; But a swarm in July is not worth a fly. 30. Calm weather in June sets corn in tune. 31. If on the...
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Researches about Atmospheric Phaenomena

Thomas Forster - Climatology - 1823 - 490 pages
...same in June, and you'll come home in another tune. Shear your sheep in May, and shear them all away. A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay ; But a swarm in July is not worth a fly. Calm weather in June sets corn in tune. If on the eleventh...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

1823 - 494 pages
...and you'll come weeping away : look at the same in June, and you'll come home in another tune." — " A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay :" but " a swarm in July is not worth a fly." — " May, come she early, or come she late, she'll make...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825 - 842 pages
...is called a cast, and the third from the same hive a spindle. It is a saying in this county, that " ad stopp'd all the passages, so that no help ; Л swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spune (spoon 5) A swarm of bcce in July Is not worth a...
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