Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

[Mina] has a man's brain – a brain that a man should have were he much gifted – and a woman's heart. The good God fashioned her for a purpose, believe me, when He made that so good combination. (18.22)

Mina's combination of masculine intellect and feminine sweetness makes her almost saint-like in Van Helsing's eyes.

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