There was a diabolical wickedness in the idea great enough for the Count, and as the last chance I cried out, "Shut the door
With one sweep of his powerful arm, the Count threw the door shut, and the great bolts clanged and echoed through the hall as they shot back into their places.
The last I saw of Count Dracula was his kissing his hand to me, with a red light of triumph in his eyes, and with a smile that Judas in hell might be proud of.
There are, at least, few that I have not seen," said the count coldly.
Listen," said the count, and deep hatred mounted to his face, as the blood would to the face of any other.
No, no," continued the count, "had I to avenge myself, it is not thus I would take revenge.
Gentlemen," he continued, "monsieur le count did not know that those cards were in his pocket.
Tarzan smiled, and then, bowing to the count, handed him his own card.
I have had more awe-inspiring enemies, my dear count," replied Tarzan with a quiet smile, "yet I am still alive and unworried.
My dear lady," said the Count, "those are admirable sentiments, and I have seen them stated at the tops of copy-books.
It is easy to turn everything into ridicule," said Laura resolutely; "but you will not find it quite so easy, Count Fosco, to give me an instance of a wise man who has been a great criminal.
The Count shrugged his huge shoulders, and smiled on Laura in the friendliest manner.