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Another woman, after a miscarriage about the fifth month, the wife of Hicetas, was seized with fever. At the beginning she had alternations of coma and sleeplessness ; pain in the loins ; heaviness in the head.

Second day. Bowels disordered with scanty, thin stools, which at first were uncompounded.

Third day. Stools more copious and worse ; no sleep at night.

Fourth day. Delirium ; fears ; depression. Squinting of the right eye ; slight cold sweat about the head ; extremities cold.

Fifth day. General exacerbation ; much wandering, with rapid recovery of reason ; no thirst ; no

[p. 237] sleep ; stools copious and unfavourable throughout ; urine scanty, thin and blackish ; extremities cold and rather livid.

Sixth day. Same symptoms.

Seventh day. Death.

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