"He is worn out," said Debray; "besides, he could not well appear in public, since he has been the dupe of the Cavalcanti, who, it appears, presented themselves to him with false letters of credit, and cheated him out of 100,000. francs upon the hypothesis of this principality."
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He hypothesized the existence of Pluto before its discovery.
The hypothetical situation made it easier for him to think about his problem more logically and less emotionally.