Jonathan Harker's Journal
5 October - Later, midnight
has been bright and cheerful all the evening. So much so that all the rest seemed
to take courage, as if infected somewhat with her gaiety. As a result even I myself
felt as if the pall of gloom which weighs us down were somewhat lifted. We all
Mina is now sleeping like a little child. It is wonderful
thing that her faculty of sleep remains to her in the midst of her terrible trouble.
Thank God for it, for then at least she can forget her care. Perhaps her example
may affect me as her gaiety did tonight. I shall try it.
Oh! For a dreamless