Dracula

Dracula

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"[...]then they looked at me, and some of the people who were sitting on the bench outside the door-which they call by a name meaning "word-bearer"-came and listened, and then they looked at me, most of them pityingly. I could hear a lot of words often repeated, queer words, for there were many nationalities in the crowd; so I quietly got my polyglot dictionary from my bag and looked them out. I must say they were not cheering to me, for amongst them were "Ordog"-Satan, "pokol"-hell, "stregoica"-witch, "vrolok" and "vlkoslak"-both of which mean the same thing, one being Slovak and the other Servian for something that is either were-wolf or vampire. (Mem., I must ask the Count about these superstitions.) When we started, the crowd round the inn door, which had by this time swelled to a considerable size, all made the sign of the cross and pointed two[...]."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 522g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507555342
  • 9781507555347

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