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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 88, April 15-16, 1852

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Identifier: DX01122631

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 88, April 15-16, 1852

Description: Describes having a tooth pulled.

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and then to Brooklyn, to little Stratton. Had it out at the second essay. I think a person of lively imagination suffers more than another, — he pictures all the detail of the infliction. The comfortable — very easy arm chair, the abominable feel of the instrument in the mouth — and then the horrible scrunch. The only way to counteract this sort of thing is to let Imagination run on further, and picture yourself walking away from the dentists with the torment over. Called at Dunsiers. Back to New York. Wet through all the time, called at Lockingtons, dined with him and Holbrook then called at the Lantern, then return to room.

16. Friday. Drawing. Two notions for Lantern, and Rebusses for Reveille. To Fulton Street. Afternoon drawing to the Story (by Jones.) Evening called at [174] Mulberry Street. Joe [Greatbatch] out with me, parted at

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-04-15

Type(s): Diary
Page

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Dentists
Diaries
Teeth
Extraction
Artists

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