Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/67435"In these days of intense business-pressure, it is a good thing for men to cultivate hobbies. We say this, notwithstanding the fact that men with hobbies are likely to become bores, from thinking and talking too incessantly of their pet occupations, or are apt to run into extravagant expenditure of time and money, which could be better utilised. Now, in recommending apiculture, or bee-keeping, as a recreation from more serious pursuits, we feel that we incur little risk of increasing the number of bores in society, or of inducing an undue outlay of hours or pounds on the part of those who follow our suggestions. For, on the one hand, the facts likely to be spoken of by enthusiastic apiarians to casual hearers could not fail to interest; while the practical results of bee-keeping will certainly, to say the least, repay in hard cash all - 2 - reasonable outlay on the part of any one who is possessed of ordinary good sense, and who learns to manage his hives according to modern methods." - From the Introduction of the book by William Hetherington Harris
Target completion date: 2022-05-31
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Animals; *Non-fiction/Nature
Keywords that describe the book: honey-bee
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Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products . This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products , by William Hetherington Harris. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products , by William Hetherington Harris. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
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