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By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"Quick! Give us more of this wondrous water!" they cried. "We are younger, but we are still too old!"
"Patience!" said Doctor Heidegger. He watched the experiment with scientific coolness. "You have been growing old for a long time. Surely you could wait half an hour to grow young!"
Again he filled their glasses. The four guests drank the liquid in one swallow. It seemed to change their whole bodies. Their eyes grew clear and bright. Their hair...
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