Dracula by Bram Stoker

19 May.--

I am surely in the toils.  Last night the Count asked me in the sauvest tones to write three letters, one saying that my work here was nearly done,...

18 May.--

I have been down to look at that room again in daylight, for I must know the truth.  When I got to the doorway at the top of the stairs I found it ...

Jonathan Harker's Journal Continued

  I awoke in my own bed.  If it be that I had not dreamt, the Count must have carried me here.  I tried to satisfy myself on the subject, but could...

CHAPTER 4

Later:

The morning of 16 May.-- God preserve my sanity, for to this I am reduced.  Safety and the assurance of safety are things of the past. Whilst I liv...

15 May.--

Once more I have seen the count go out in his lizard fashion. He moved downwards in a sidelong way, some hundred feet down, and a good deal to the ...

Later.--

I endorse the last words written, but this time there is no doubt in question.  I shall not fear to sleep in any place where he is not. I have plac...

12 May.--

Let me begin with facts, bare, meager facts, verified by books and figures, and of which there can be no doubt. I must not confuse them with experi...

Midnight.--

I have had a long talk with the Count. I asked him a few questions on Transylvania history, and he warmed up to the subject wonderfully.  In his sp...

Jonathan Harker's Journal Continued

  When I found that I was a prisoner a sort of wild feeling came over me.  I rushed up and down the stairs, trying every door and peering out of e...

CHAPTER 3

8 May.--

I began to fear as I wrote in this book that I was getting too diffuse.  But now I am glad that I went into detail from the first, for there is so...