Youth's Magazine,  3rd ser. 7 (1834), 411–12.

Perseverance of the Ant



Anecdote; Miscellaneous


Entomology, Animal Behaviour, Endeavour

    Relates an anecdote of Tamerlane, who was emboldened by the example set by an ant's perseverance. Observes: 'This anecdote confirms the sentiment that there is no creature so mean but may contribute to our instruction' (411). Expands on the example of endurance set by the ant.

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