A Syrup of the Bees

A Syrup of the Bees Francis William Bain was a British writer of fantasy stories that he claimed were translated from Sanskrit The first of these was A Digit of the Moon which he claimed was his translat

  • Title: A Syrup of the Bees
  • Author: Francis William Bain
  • ISBN: 9781409913696
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback
  • Francis William Bain 1863 1940 was a British writer of fantasy stories that he claimed were translated from Sanskrit The first of these was A Digit of the Moon 1898 , which he claimed was his translation of the eighth part of sixteen of a Sanskrit manuscript given to him by a brahmin During his life, argument raged about whether the story was truly a translation or whFrancis William Bain 1863 1940 was a British writer of fantasy stories that he claimed were translated from Sanskrit The first of these was A Digit of the Moon 1898 , which he claimed was his translation of the eighth part of sixteen of a Sanskrit manuscript given to him by a brahmin During his life, argument raged about whether the story was truly a translation or whether Bain had written it himself Bain was for a number of years a fellow of All Souls College at Oxford, and then a professor of History in the Deccan College of Pune, in British India, until his retirement in 1919 His other works include Christina of Sweden 1890 , The English Monarchy 1893 , Body and Soul 1894 , A Heifer of the Dawn 1904 , Essence of the Dusk 1906 , A Syrup of the Bees 1914 , The Livery of Eve 1917 and The Substance of a Dream 1917.

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