Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

A Syrup of the Bees

Cover image for

Download


Author: F.W. Bain
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,795 / 80 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 776
Added to site: 2011.12.23
mnybks.net#: 31122
Excerpt

ve even lost their hands.[7] And accordingly they entered, each into his own image, and remained absolutely still, as though the stone was just the stone it always was, and nothing more. And yet those stony deities glistened in the full moon's light, as though the presence of deity had lent them lustre of their own, that laughed as though to say: See, now we are as white as the very foam at our feet.

[Footnote 6: The real divinity of a Hindoo temple is not the images outside on its walls, but the symbol (whatever it be) inside.]

[Footnote 7: A common feature throughout India. Everywhere they went, the devotees of the Koran used to smash and maim the Hindoo idols.]

So as they stood, silent, and listening to the sound of the sea, all at once there came a man who ran towards them. And taking off his turban, he cast it at the great god's feet, and fell on his face himself. And after a while, he looked up, and joined his hands, and said: O thou Enemy of Love, now there is absolutely no help fo

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Alan Joshua
As a clinical psychologist and parapsychologist, Alan Joshua is fascinated with the human mind and everything that makes it tick. He combined his extensive knowledge with his passion for sci-fi in his action-packed debut fiction novel, The SHIVA Syndrome, which has received rave reviews and has already been nominated for several awards. As our author of the day, we chat with Joshua about the inspiration behind his book, the immense amount of research that went into it and whether or not the human mind is still evolving.
Read full interview...