Bee and Jupiter
Queen Bee from
said she would be very
if he would give stings to the bees, to kill people who
them of their honey.
was greatly displeased with this request, for he loved
mankind; but he had given his word, so he said that stings they
stings he gave them, however, were of such a kind that whenever a bee stings a man the sting
is left in the
wound and the bee dies.
Evil wishes, like fowls come home to roost.