Pro­fes­sor, af­ter stu­dent coughs: Yes. Yes. I’m just get­ting over my cold. You saw me! In the the­ater, I was a row ahead of you!
Stu­dent: Yeah…
Pro­fes­sor, with in­fi­nite sad­ness: I had a cough­ing fit. I…I just…melted. I melt­ed.

–NYU