by Bram Stoker
Dracula Technology and Modernization Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
My friend John and I have consulted; and we are about to perform what we call a transfusion of blood—to transfer from full veins of one to the empty veins which pine for him. (10.19)
Blood transfusions were a relatively new procedure in 1897, and believe us, they weren't pleasant operations. The needles doctors used were huge!
Then with swiftness, but with absolute method, Van Helsing performed the operation. (10.28)
Van Helsing is the epitome of a good scientist—he does everything efficiently, yet precisely.
Telegram, Van Helsing, Antwerp, to Seward, Carfax (Sent to Carfax, Sussex, as no county given; delivered late by twenty-two hours) (11.56)
Sometimes technologies can fail. Your computer can crash the night before an essay is due, or a telegram can go to the wrong address, resulting in the girl you love being bitten by a vampire.