1 Men seem to have forgotten their dread.
2 I dreaded the words that Renfield might speak.
3 It may be worse for others; but for him and you there is no dread.
4 All this weakness comes to me in sleep; until I dread the very thought.
5 Somehow, I do not dread being alone to-night, and I can go to sleep without fear.
6 I have suffered enough to-night, God knows, without the dread of his harming you.
7 But first I shall have much to say, so that you may know what is to do and to dread.
8 I went down even into the vaults, where the dim light struggled, although to do so was a dread to my very soul.
9 There was a nervous suspense over us all, as though overhead some dread bell would peal out powerfully when we should least expect it.
10 There are some who look with dread on such a possibility, lest later on it should in itself become a danger, for it is evidently a fierce brute.
11 His coming, however, had been a certain comfort to us, since it assured us that we should not have to dread hostile criticism as to any of our acts.
12 I dread coming up to London, as we must do the day after to-morrow; for poor Mr. Hawkins left in his will that he was to be buried in the grave with his father.
13 I flung the warm shawl over her, and drew the edges tight round her neck, for I dreaded lest she should get some deadly chill from the night air, unclad as she was.
14 My lamp seemed to be of little effect in the brilliant moonlight, but I was glad to have it with me, for there was a dread loneliness in the place which chilled my heart and made my nerves tremble.
15 There, in the coffin lay no longer the foul Thing that we had so dreaded and grown to hate that the work of her destruction was yielded as a privilege to the one best entitled to it, but Lucy as we had seen her in her life, with her face of unequalled sweetness and purity.
16 Somehow, it was a dread to me that she was in this fearful business at all; but now that her work is done, and that it is due to her energy and brains and foresight that the whole story is put together in such a way that every point tells, she may well feel that her part is finished, and that she can henceforth leave the rest to us.
17 Whether it was the purifying of the deadly atmosphere by the opening of the chapel door, or the relief which we experienced by finding ourselves in the open I know not; but most certainly the shadow of dread seemed to slip from us like a robe, and the occasion of our coming lost something of its grim significance, though we did not slacken a whit in our resolution.
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