CHAPTER 15. DR.SEWARD'S DIARY--cont. For a while sheer anger mastered me.
It was as if he had during her life struck Lucy on the face.
I smote the table hard and rose up as I said to him, "Dr.Van Helsing, are you mad ?" He raised his head and looked at me, and somehow the tenderness of his face calmed me at once.
"Would I were!" he said.
"Madness were easy to bear compared with truth like this.