by Bram Stoker
Dracula Technology and Modernization Quotes
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"Good God, Professor!" I said, starting up. "Do you mean to tell me that Lucy was bitten by such a bat; and that such a thing is here in London in the nineteenth century?" (14.76)
It's funny that Jack Seward has no trouble believing that a vampire bat could exist—he just has trouble thinking that it could exist in his ultra-modern, super-civilized, 19th-century London.
"I keep [my diary] in this." As he spoke he laid his hand on the phonograph. I felt quite excited over it, and blurted out:—
"Why, this beats even shorthand! May I hear it say something?" (17.16-17)
Mina is as excited to see a real phonograph as we are to see the latest smartphone.