CHAPTER 2. Jonathan Harker's Journal Continued. 5 May .-- I must have been asleep, for certainly if I had been fully awake I must have noticed the approach of such a remarkable place.
In the gloom the courtyard looked of considerable size, and as several dark ways led from it under great round arches, it perhaps seemed bigger than it really is.
I have not yet been able to see it by daylight. When the caleche stopped, the driver jumped down and held out his hand to assist me to alight.
Again I could not but notice his prodigious strength.
His hand actually seemed like a steel vice that could have crushed mine if he had chosen.