"And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt; very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such."
—Exodus. X: 14.
"Its [ the Egyptian locust's] permanent breeding grounds are unknown."
Encyclopaedia'Britannica (14th edition").
Plagued by locusts this spring worse than at any time in living memory, the Egyptian Government last week drafted proposals for an anti locust congress at Cairo, communicated with the foreign offices of lands into which the pest has...