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IX. Loss of appetite, to a degree that I never met before, attended all the cases described above, but most especially the last, and of them, and of the others also, especially such as were fatally stricken.1

[p. 251] Thirst afflicted some, but not others ; of the fever patients, as well as of the other cases, none were unseasonably affected, but as far as drink was concerned you could diet them as you pleased.

1 The emendation of Blass permits the translator of this passage to harmonize both sense and grammar. Before it was impossible to do so.

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