Men boiled out of the village like hornets out of a shaken nest.
Terrible the things that were done in the fortress of the hornets!
The leader of the hornets turned pale when this message was delivered to him.
When she came to the hornets, the bees eyes darkened and widened.
My uncle has made the place a nest of hornets for me, and all through no fault of my own.
Isabel declared that she knew why the place was a nest of hornets.
His uncle, he said, had made the place a nest of hornets to him.
Why has Italy found 'defenceless' Tripoli such a hornets' nest?
Luckily the hornets did not pursue or the episode might have had a fatal ending for the cub.
The hornets were stirring then, and it behooved him to keep well away from their nest.