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QCQ-12 English 420, Victorian Monsters

QCQ-12 English 420, Victorian Monsters

Quotation “Thus when we find the habitation of this man-that-was, we can confine him to his coffin and destroy him, if we obey what we know. But he is clever…He must, indeed, have been that Voivode Dracula who won his name against the Turk…If it be so, then was he no common man; for in that time, and for centuries after, he was spoken of as the cleverest and most cunning, as well as the bravest of the sons of…

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QCQ-11 English 420, Victorian Monsters

QCQ-11 English 420, Victorian Monsters

Quotation ‘We Szekelys have a right to be proud, for in our veins flows the blood of many brave races who fought as the lion fights, for lordship. Here, in the whirlpool of European races, the Ugric tribe bore down from Iceland the fighting spirit which Thor and Wodin gave them, which their Berserkers displayed to such fell intent on the seaboards of Europe, ay, and of Asia and Africa too, till the peoples thought that they were-wolves themselves had…

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QCQ-10 English 420, Victorian Monsters

QCQ-10 English 420, Victorian Monsters

Quotation “On the right was the majestic seated figure of a goddess. Her hands were crossed upon her knees, and she was naked from her waist upwards. I fancied it was meant for Isis. On her brow was perched a gaily appareled beetle—that ubiquitous beetle!—forming a bright spot of colour against her coppery skin, —it was an exact reproduction of the creatures which were imaged on the carpet. In front of the idol was an enormous fiery furnace. In the…

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