Captain Sir Richard F. Burtons
Vikram and The Vampire
Classic Hindu Tales of
Adventure, Magic, and Romance
Edited by his Wife
Les fables, loin de grandir les hommes, la Nature et Dieu, rapetssent tout.
One who had eyes saw it; the blind will not understand it.
A poet, who is a boy, he has perceived it; he who understands it will be
his sires sire. - Rig-Veda (I.164.16).
First published in 1870.
This edition from the 1893 edition published by Tylston and Edwards of London