The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Dracula by Bram Stoker:|
to us as can sterilize his lairs, so that he cannot use them as of old.
"We are now so much further advanced in our knowledge as to their
disposition that, when we have examined the house in Piccadilly, we may track
the very last of them. Today then, is ours, and in it rests our hope.
The sun that rose on our sorrow this morning guards us in its course.
Until it sets tonight, that monster must retain whatever form he now has.
He is confined within the limitations of his earthly envelope. He cannot
melt into thin air nor disappear through cracks or chinks or crannies.
If he go through a doorway, he must open the door like a mortal.
And so we have this day to hunt out all his lairs and sterilize them.
So we shall, if we have not yet catch him and destroy him, drive him