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