Gladys was as bright and busy as a queen-bee, and Minette was all tears and smiles.
Actually you are the queen-bee; with all your swarm about you.'
True, he conceded, the queen-bee does fly and the strongest male overtakes and fertilizes her.
She is the queen-bee of this country hive; and I—I am a harmless enough drone.
And what duties, said my wife, does the queen-bee perform, that have any resemblance to those incumbent upon me?
The ancients supposed that the queen-bee was indeed the queen and ruler of the hive.
I formerly related how the amputation of these affects the queen-bee.
The queen-bee appeared scandalised at her sister's proposal, and shook her little wise head at her.
The queen-bee is the only perfect female in the hive, and all the eggs are laid by her.
The queen-bee imagined that there must be a hole in his pocket, through which the pincushion had fallen on the stairs.