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In Thasos a woman of gloomy temperament, after a grief with a reason for it, without taking to bed lost sleep and appetite, and suffered thirst and nausea. She lived near the place of Pylades on the plain.

First day. As night began there were fears, much rambling, depression and slight feverishness. Early in the morning frequent convulsions ; whenever these frequent convulsions intermitted, she wandered and uttered obscenities ; many pains, severe and continuous.

Second day. Same symptoms ; no sleep ; fever more acute.

Third day. The convulsions ceased, but were succeeded by coma and oppression, followed in turn by wakefulness. She would jump up ; could not restrain herself ; wandered a great deal ; fever acute ; on this night a copious, hot sweating all over ; no fever ; slept, was perfectly rational, and had a crisis. About the third day urine black and thin, with particles mostly round floating in it, which did not settle. Near the crisis copious menstruation.

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