CHAPTER 16. DR.SEWARD'S DIARY--cont. It was just a quarter before twelve o'clock when we got into the churchyard over the low wall.
The night was dark with occasional gleams of moonlight between the dents of the heavy clouds that scudded across the sky.
We all kept somehow close together, with Van Helsing slightly in front as he led the way.
When we had come close to the tomb I looked well at Arthur, for I feared the proximity to a place laden with so sorrowful a memory would upset him, but he bore himself well.
I took it that the very mystery of the proceeding was in some way a counteractant to his grief.