Ninth day. General abatement of the symptoms ;
coma. Towards evening slight rigor ; vomited
scanty, bilious matters.
Tenth day. Rigor ; exacerbation of the fever ; no
sleep whatsoever. In the early morning a copious
discharge of urine without sediment ; extremities
Eleventh day. Vomited bilious matters, of the
colour of verdigris. A rigor shortly afterwards, and
the extremities became cold again ; in the evening
sweat, rigor and copious vomiting ; a painful night.
Twelfth day. Vomited copious, black, fetid matters ;
much hiccoughing ; painful thirst.
Thirteenth day. Vomited black, fetid, copious
matters ; rigor. About mid-day lost her speech.
Fourteenth day. Epistaxis ; death.
The bowels of this patient were throughout loose,
and there were shivering fits. Age about seventeen.
II. The year was southerly and rainy, with no
winds throughout. About the rising of Arcturus,
while during the immediately preceding period
droughts had prevailed, there were now heavy rains,
with southerly winds. Autumn dark and cloudy,
with abundance of rain. The winter southerly,
humid, and mild after the solstice. Long after the
solstice, near the equinox, wintry weather returned,
and at the actual equinoctial period there were
northerly winds with snow, but not for long. The
spring southerly again, with no winds ; many rains
throughout until the Dog Star. The summer was
clear and warm, with waves of stifling heat. The