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The Day Of Swarming


Source: Welsh Folk-lore

Sunday is the favourite day for bee swarming. Country people say, when
looking at their bees clustering outside the hive, and dangling like a
rope from it, Oh, they won't swarm until next Sunday, and it is true
that they are often right in their calculations, for bees seem to prefer
the peaceful Day of Rest to all other days for their flight. The kettle
and pan beating are often heard of a Sunday in those parts of the country
where bees are reared. It is possible that the quietness of the day, and
the cessation of every-day noise, is appreciated by the little creatures,
and that this prevailing stillness entices them to take then their flight
from their old home to seek a new one.

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