The man lying sick in the garden of Delearces
had for a long time heaviness in the head and pain
in the right temple. From some exciting cause he
was seized with fever, and took to his bed.
Second day. Slight flow of unmixed blood from
the left nostril. The bowels were well moved ;
urine thin and varied, with particles in small groups,
like barley-meal or semen, floating in it.
Third day. Acute fever ; stools black, thin,
frothy, with a livid sediment in them ; slight stupor ;
getting up caused distress ; in the urine a livid,
rather viscous sediment.
Fourth day. Vomited scanty, bilious, yellow vomits,
and after a short interval, verdigris-coloured ones ;
slight flow of unmixed blood from the left nostril ;
stools unaltered and urine unaltered ; sweat about
the head and collar-bones ; spleen enlarged ; pain
in the direction of the thigh ; tension, soft under-neath,
of the right hypochondrium ; no sleep at
night ; slight delirium.
Fifth day. Stools more copious, black, frothy ; a
black sediment in the stools ; no sleep at night ;
Sixth day. Stools black, oily, viscid, foul-smelling ;
slept ; was more rational.
Seventh day. Tongue dry ; thirsty ; no sleep ;
delirium ; urine thin, not of a good colour.
Eighth day. Stools black, scanty, compact ; sleep ;
was collected ; not very thirsty.
Ninth day. Rigor, acute fever ; sweat ; chill ;
delirium ; squinting of the right eye ; tongue dry ;
thirsty ; sleepless.