To this the virgins white2 and I will see.The result was that the virgins were seen fighting against the Gauls, and their army was overwhelmed with snow. 38. "Aristotle thought3 that even the people who rave from the effects of sickness and are called 'hypochondriacs'4 have within their souls some power [p. 315] of foresight and of prophecy. But, for my part, I am inclined to think that such a power is not to be attributed either to a diseased stomach or to a disordered brain. On the contrary, it is the healthy soul and not the sickly body that has the power of divination.
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