Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against sleep so often of late; the pain of the sleeplessness, or the pain of the fear of sleep, and with such unknown horror as it has for me! How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
Despair has its own calms.
There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.
No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
I want to cut off her head and take out her heart.
Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain.
We learn from failure, not from success!
I sometimes think we must be all mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats.
I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well.
Take me away from all this Death.
Last Update: 6 February 2023
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