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Melidia, who lay sick by the temple of Hera, began to suffer violent pain in the head, neck and chest. Immediately she was attacked by acute fever, and there followed a slight menstrual flow. There were continuous pains in all these parts.

Sixth day. Coma ; nausea ; shivering ; flushed cheeks ; slight delirium.

Seventh day. Sweat ; intermittence of fever ; the pains persisted ; relapse ; snatches of sleep ; urine throughout of good colour but thin ; stools thin, bilious, irritating, scanty, black and of bad odour ; sediment in the urine white and smooth ; sweating.

Eleventh day. Perfect crisis.

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