The borer is the despair of the land-owner; he works underground; no Sicilian vespers for him until he becomes a cockchafer!
"They turned into cockchafer beetles, as a matter of fact," said Ulyth drily.
They take up a menacing and ferocious attitude, and the cockchafer passes to some other plant.
The only thing was that the cockchafer, whatever one might say about it, was a public-house.
Did you ever see an orthodox doctor produce a cockchafer like that?
Loman was returning from one of his now frequent visits to the cockchafer.
Certain larv, such as those of the cockchafer, eat away the roots of vegetables, and so destroy the harvests.
Now he wanted to know exactly how often his son had visited the cockchafer?
The seal cries in the reeds like the voice of a weeping child, and the cockchafer buzzes on the white wall of the hut.
This is a very poor result, if compared with the strength of the cockchafer.