Pythion, who lived by the Temple of the Earth, on the first
day, trembling commencing from his hands; acute fever, delirium. On
the second, all the symptoms were exacerbated. On the third, the same.
On the fourth alvine discharges scanty, unmixed, and bilious. On the
fifth, all the symptoms were exacerbated, the tremors remained; little
sleep, the bowels constipated. On the sixth sputa mixed, reddish.
On the seventh, mouth drawn aside. On the eighth, all the symptoms
were exacerbated; the tremblings were again constant; urine, from
the beginning to the eighth day, thin, and devoid of color; substances
floating in it, cloudy. On the tenth he sweated; sputa somewhat digested,
had a crisis; urine thinnish about the crisis; but after the crisis,
on the fortieth day, an abscess about the anus, which passed off by
Explanation of the characters.
It is probably that the great discharge
of urine brought about the resolution of the disease, and the cure
of the patient on the fortieth day.