Saturday, 19 December 2009

The Hive


Thou seemst ~ a little diety!
Anacreon, Ode 34,
To the bee {fifth century BC}
Chapter 2, p59 " How would Human beings ever have made love to each other without honey and bee to help them? It is scarcely an exaggeration to say that, in all cultures and at all times, honey and love have enjoyed a special relationship. Not only has honey been the literal food of lovers, it has provided them with the words for expressing their love..."

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