The woman affected with quinsy, who lodged in the house of
Aristion: her complaint began in the tongue; speech inarticulate;
tongue red and parched. On the first day, felt chilly, and afterwards
became heated. On the third day, a rigor, acute fever; a reddish and
hard swelling on both sides of the neck and chest, extremities cold
and livid; and livid; respiration elevated; the drink returned by
the nose; she could not swallow; alvine and urinary discharges suppressed.
On the fourth, all of the symptoms were exacerbated. On the fifth
she died of the quinsy.[p. 127]
Explanation of the characters.
It is probable that the cause of death
on the sixth day was the suppression of the discharges.