Oh, my God! My God! What have I done? What have I done to deserve such a fate, I who have tried to walk in meekness and righteousness all my days. God pity me! Look down on a poor soul in worse than mortal peril. And in mercy pity those to whom she is dear!

– Bram Stoker

Dracula, Chapter 21. The horrified Mina prays after being forced to drink Dracula’s blood. She views herself as someone cursed.