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" ... were gouts of fresh blood, which trickled from the corners of the mouth and ran over the chin and neck. Even the deep, burning eyes seemed set amongst swollen flesh, for the lids and pouches underneath were bloated. It seemed as if the whole awful... "
Dracula - Page 79
by Bram Stoker - 2007 - 352 pages
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Our Vampires, Ourselves

Nina Auerbach - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 231 pages
...we have met who is not visibly a corpse. Like the vampires he makes, he is alive even in his coffin: "It seemed as if the whole awful creature were simply...like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion" (p. 67). Ruthven was notable for "the deadly hue of his face, which never gained a warmer tint" (Polidori,...
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Screams of Reason: Mad Science and Modern Culture

David J. Skal - Performing Arts - 1998 - 368 pages
...burning eyes seemed set amongst swollen flesh, for the lids and pouches underneath were bloated. . . . [H]e lay like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion....him, and every sense in me revolted at the contact. . . . The coming night might see my own body a banquet. ..." Without any knowledge of the mechanisms...
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The Knotted Subject: Hysteria and Its Discontents

Elisabeth Bronfen - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 469 pages
...Finally he sees the Count himself lying in his coffin, "as if his youth had been half renewed. ... It seemed as if the whole awful creature were simply...like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion" (71). Initially Jonathan responds to these strange events by losing consciousness, then by sensing...
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The Biology of Horror

Morgan, Jack
...castle chamber, his reaction is one of abhorrence: On the Count's lips "were gouts of fresh blood. ... It seemed as if the whole awful creature were simply gorged with blood; he lay like a filthy leech" (Stoker 71). In HP Lovecraft, horror more often than not is connected with the threat of repulsive...
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Lawyers and Vampires: Cultural Histories of Legal Professions

W. Wesley Pue, David Sugarman - Law - 2003 - 399 pages
...but looking as if his youth had been half renewed . . . on the lips were gouts of fresh blood. ... It seemed as if the whole awful creature were simply...like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion. . . . This was the being I was helping to transfer to London, where, perhaps, for centuries to come...
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Stylistics: A Resource Book for Students

Paul Simpson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 247 pages
...ever, for on the lips were gouts of fresh blood, which trickled from the corners of the mouth and ran over the chin and neck. Even the deep, burning eyes...like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion. (Stoker 1998 [1897]: 51) First of all, work through the two passages following this set of general...
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Racism, Misogyny, and the Othello Myth: Inter-racial Couples from ...

Celia R. Daileader - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 256 pages
...ruby-red underneath; the mouth was redder than ever, for on the lips were gouts of fresh blood . . . Even the deep, burning eyes seemed set amongst swollen...blood. He lay like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion.49 The hero, Jonathan Harker, shudders at the "bloated face" and is seized by "a terrible...
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Bram Stoker and Russophobia: Evidence of the British Fear of Russia in ...

Jimmie E. Cain, Jr. - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 215 pages
...gouts of fresh blood, which trickled from the corners of the mouth and ran over the chin and neck.[...] It seemed as if the whole awful creature were simply...like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion [D 67]. Although Dracula goes to great lengths to disguise his origins and purpose once in England,...
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The Evolutionary Imagination in Late-Victorian Novels: An Entangled Bank

John Glendening - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 225 pages
...parasite: "on the lips were gouts of fresh blood, which trickled from the corners of the mouth and ran over the chin and neck. Even the deep, burning eyes...like a filthy leech, exhausted with his repletion" (49, 7 1 ). Here is something as regressively primitive as Darwin's parasitic Proteolepas. In his experiences...
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