Third day. Rigor ; acute fever ; a reddish, hard
swelling in the neck, extending to the breast on
either side ; extremities cold and livid, breathing
drink returned through the nostrils--she
could not swallow--stools and urine ceased.
|The ancient commentators did not know the meaning of
this word when applied to respiration, and a modern can
Fourth day. General exacerbation.
Fifth day. Death.
The youth who lay sick by the Liars' Market was
seized with fever after unaccustomed fatigue, toil
First day. Bowels disturbed with bilious, thin,
copious stools ; urine thin and blackish ; no sleep ;
Second day. General exacerbation ; stools more
copious and more unfavourable. No sleep ; mind
disordered ; slight sweating.
Third day. Uncomfortable ; thirst ; nausea ; much
tossing ; distress ; delirium ; extremities livid and
cold ; tension, soft underneath, of the hypochondrium
on both sides.
Fourth day. No sleep ; grew worse.
Seventh day. Died, being about twenty years old.
The woman who lodged with Tisamenus was in
bed with a troublesome attack of inflammation of
the upper bowel. Copious vomits ; could not retain
her drink. Pains in the region of the hypochondria.
The pains were also lower, in the region of the
bowels. Constant tormina. No thirst. She grew
hot, though the extremities were cold all the time.