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Queen Bee - Development
... develops differently because it is more heavily fed royal jelly, a protein-rich secretion from glands on the heads of young workers ... If not for being heavily fed royal jelly, the queen larva would have developed into a regular worker bee ... All honey bee larvae are fed some royal jelly for the first few days after hatching but only queen larvae are fed on it exclusively ...

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    Because humans are not alone in exhibiting such behavior—bees stockpile royal jelly, birds feather their nests, mice shred paper—it’s possible that a pregnant woman who scrubs her house from floor to ceiling [just before her baby is born] is responding to a biological imperative . . . . Of course there are those who believe that . . . the burst of energy that propels a pregnant woman to clean her house is a perfectly natural response to their mother’s impending visit.
    Mary Arrigo (20th century)

    You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jelly beans.
    Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)

    The Poor Man whom everyone speaks of, the Poor Man whom everyone pities, one of the repulsive Poor from whom “charitable” souls keep their distance, he has still said nothing. Or, rather, he has spoken through the voice of Victor Hugo, Zola, Richepin. At least, they said so. And these shameful impostures fed their authors. Cruel irony, the Poor Man tormented with hunger feeds those who plead his case.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    These are not the artificial forests of an English king,—a royal preserve merely. Here prevail no forest laws but those of nature. The aborigines have never been dispossessed, nor nature disforested.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)