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In Abdera the maiden who lay sick by the Sacred Way was seized with a fever of the ardent type. She was thirsty and sleepless. Menstruation occurred for the first time.

Sixth day. Much nausea ; redness ; shivering ; restlessness.

Seventh day. Same symptoms. Urine thin but of good colour ; no trouble in the bowels.

Eighth day. Deafness ; acute fever ; sleeplessness ; nausea ; shivering ; was rational ; urine similar.

Ninth day Same symptoms, and also on the following days. The deafness persisted.

Fourteenth day. Reason disturbed ; the fever subsided.

Seventeenth day. Copious epistaxis ; the deafness improved a little. On the following days nausea and deafness, while there was also delirium.

Twentieth day. Pain in the feet ; deafness ; the delirium ceased ; slight epistaxis ; sweating ; no fever.

Twenty-fourth day. The fever returned, with the deafness ; pain in the feet persisted ; delirium.

Twenty-seventh day. Copious sweating ; no fever ; the deafness ceased ; the pain in the feet remained, but in other respects there was a perfect crisis.

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