Dr. Heidegger's Experiment
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment Quotes
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Foolishness and Folly Quotes
That very singular man, old Dr. Heidegger, once invited four venerable friends to meet him in his study. (1)
Old Age Quotes
"For my own part, having had much trouble in growing old, I am in no hurry to grow young again." (17)
Versions of Reality Quotes
"My dear old friends,'' said Dr. Heidegger, motioning them to be seated, "I am desirous of your assistance in one of those little experiments with which I amuse myself here in my study.'' (2)
"That is certainly a very pretty deception,'' said the doctor's friends; carelessly, however, for they had witnessed greater miracles at a conjurer's show; "pray how was it effected?'' (12)
The Supernatural Quotes
Over the central bookcase was a bronze bust of Hippocrates, with which, according to some authorities, Dr. Heidegger was accustomed to hold consultations in all difficult cases of his practice. (3)
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