The Bee-Master of Warrilow


Read by Steve C

(4.8 stars; 6 reviews)

"Is it true that a bee can only sting once?" I asked him, as he bent again over the crocus beds.

He laughed.

"What would be the good of a sword to a soldier," he said, "if only one blow could be struck with it? It is certainly true that the bee does not usually sting a second time, but that is only because you are too hasty with her. ...But now watch how the thing works naturally."

A bee had settled on his hand as he was speaking. He closed his fingers gently over it, and forced it to sting.

"Now," he continued, quite unconcernedly, "look what really happens..."
(from The Bee-Master of Warrilow)

The Bee-Master of Warrilow, steeped from his earliest years in the lore of his bee-keeping forefathers, is a guardian of the English bee-garden life and of the fascinating creature that is the honey bee. (Summary by Steve C) (6 hr 53 min)

Chapters

Preface and Introduction 7:45 Read by Steve C
The Bee-Master of Warrilow 13:44 Read by Steve C
February Amongst the Hives 14:36 Read by Steve C
A Twentieth Century Bee-Farmer 10:40 Read by Steve C
Chloe Among The Bees 14:01 Read by Steve C
A Bee-Man Of The 'Forties 17:33 Read by Steve C
Heredity In The Bee-Garden 13:22 Read by Steve C
Night On A Honey-Farm 12:13 Read by Steve C
In A Bee-Camp 16:00 Read by Steve C
The Bee-Hunters 12:40 Read by Steve C
The Physician In The Hive 12:27 Read by Steve C
Winter Work On The Bee-Farm 13:41 Read by Steve C
The Queen Bee - In Romance And Reality .... 14:12 Read by Steve C
The Song Of The Hives 14:55 Read by Steve C
Concerning Honey 11:58 Read by Steve C
In The Abbot's Bee-Garden 14:24 Read by Steve C
Bees And Their Masters 12:39 Read by Steve C
The Honey Thieves 11:52 Read by Steve C
The Story Of The Swarm 13:26 Read by Steve C
The Mind In The Hive 12:34 Read by Steve C
The King's Bee-Master 13:35 Read by Steve C
Pollen And The Bee 12:01 Read by Steve C
The Honey-Flow 10:53 Read by Steve C
Summer Life In A Bee-Hive 10:42 Read by Steve C
The Yellow Peril In Hiveland 11:47 Read by Steve C
The Unbusy Bee 12:45 Read by Steve C
The Long Night In The Hive 14:05 Read by Steve C
The Autocrat Of The Bee-Garden 13:26 Read by Steve C
Honey-Craft Old And New 12:32 Read by Steve C
The Bee-Milk Mystery 13:43 Read by Steve C
The Bee-Burners 10:32 Read by Steve C
Evolution Of The Modern Hive 13:16 Read by Steve C