Philiscus lived by the wall. He took to his bed
with acute fever on the first day and sweating ;
Second day. General exacerbation, later a small
clyster moved the bowels well. A restful night.
Third day. Early and until mid-day he appeared
to have lost the fever ; but towards evening acute
fever with sweating ; thirst ; dry tongue ; black urine.
An uncomfortable night, without sleep ; completely
out of his mind.
Fourth day. All symptoms exacerbated ; black
urine ; a more comfortable night, and urine of a
Fifth day. About mid-day slight epistaxis of unmixed
blood. Urine varied, with scattered, round
particles suspended in it, resembling semen ; they
did not settle. On the application of a suppository
the patient passed, with flatulence, scanty excreta.
A distressing night, snatches of sleep, irrational talk ;
extremities everywhere cold, and would not get
warm again ; black urine ; snatches of sleep towards
dawn ; speechless ; cold sweat ; extremities livid.
About mid-day on the sixth day the patient died.
The breathing throughout, as though he were recollecting
to do it,
was rare and large.
raised in a round swelling ; cold sweats all the
time. The exacerbations on even days.
|The patient seemed to forget the necessity of breathing,
and then to remember it and to breathe consciously.|
Silenus lived on Broadway near the place of
Eualcidas. After over-exertion, drinking, and exercises