Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

"I see, nebulously as yet, a certain explanation that would cover the facts as we know them. It is a very curious explanation, and I cannot be sure as yet that it is the true one. To find out definitely, I shall have to make certain experiments." (3.3.21)

Poirot tests his hypothesis methodically – one might even say, according to the scientific method.

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