[p. 329]are livid,
streaked with blood, and fetid, are all bad, it is favorable when
this evacuation, like the urinary and alvine, passes freely; and whenever
any discharge is suppressed and not purged off it is bad.
When you wish to purge the body, you must bring it into a state
favorable to evacuations; and if you wish to dispose it to evacuations
upward, you must bind the belly; and if you wish to dispose it to
evacuations downward, you must moisten the belly.
Sleep and watchfulness, both of them, when immoderate, constitute
In fevers which do not intermit, if the external parts be cold,
and the internal burning hot, and fever prevail, it is a mortal sign.
In a fever which does not intermit, if a lip, the nose, or an
eye be distorted, if the patient lose his sense of sight or of hearing,
while now in a weak state,-whatever of these symptoms occurs it is
Upon leucophlegmatia dropsy supervenes.
Upon diarrhoea dysentery.
Upon dysentery lientery.
Upon sphacelus exfoliation of the bone.
Part 79 and 80
Upon vomiting of blood consumption, and a purging of pus
upward; upon consumption a defluxion from the head; upon a defluxion
diarrhoea; upon diarrhoea a stoppage of the purging upward; upon the
stoppage of it death.
In the discharges by the bladder, the belly, and the flesh (the
skin?) if the body has departed slightly from its natural condition,
the disease is slight; if much, it is great; if very much, it is mortal.
Persons above forty years of age who are affected with frenzy,
do not readily recover; the danger is less when the disease is cognate
to the constitution and age.
In whatever diseases the eyes weep voluntarily, it is a good symptom,
but when involuntarily, it is a bad.
When in quartan fevers blood flows from the nostrils it is a bad
Sweats are dangerous when they do not occur on critical