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CASE VIII

The youth who lay sick by the Liars' Market was seized with fever after unaccustomed fatigue, toil and running.

First day. Bowels disturbed with bilious, thin, copious stools ; urine thin and blackish ; no sleep ; thirst.

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 hypochondrium1 on both sides.

Fourth day. No sleep ; grew worse.

Seventh day. Died, being about twenty years old.

1 See note, p. 188.

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