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Oil Beetles

Oil-Beetles, a group of small wingless black beetles belonging to the genus Meloe, the members of which live on grass, etc. The larvfe attach themselves to bees, who unknowingly carry them into the hive; here they feed on the pollen stored up as food for the larva? of the bees.

“Two things are necessary to the life of pure faith. The first is, that we behold God alone, under all the imperfect coverings that conceal him; the second is, constantly to have our souls kept in a state of dependence.”