Fortieth day. Passed motions full of phlegm, white
and rather frequent ; copious sweat all over ; a
Philistes in Thasos had for a long time pain in the
head, and at last fell into a state of stupor and took
to his bed. Heavy drinking having caused continuous
fevers the pain grew worse. At night he grew
hot at the first.
First day. Vomited bilious matters, scanty, at
first yellow, afterwards increasing and of the colour
of verdigris ; solid motions from the bowels ; an
Second day. Deafness ; acute fever ; tension of
the right hypochondrium, which fell inwards. Urine
thin, transparent, with a small quantity of substance,
like semen, floating in it. About mid-day became
Third day. Uncomfortable.
Fourth day. Convulsions ; exacerbation.
Fifth day. Died early in the morning.
Chaerion, who lay sick in the house of Demaenetus,
was seized with fever after drinking. At once there
was painful heaviness of the head ; no sleep ; bowels
disturbed with thin, rather bilious stools.
|The variants indicate corruption. Can Δηλίαν be "Delian
goddess" or "Delias"? The form is not Ionic.|
Third day. Acute fever, trembling of the head,
particularly of the lower lip ; after a while rigor,
convulsions, complete delirium ; an uncomfortable
Fourth day. Quiet ; snatches of sleep ; wandering.