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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 8


These are the signs that follow this fever: swelling of the face, and flaccidity of the whole body; sometimes smallpox, or measles, or chickenpox (?)22, or quinsy supervenes and other evil symptoms which are wont to come in time of plague and are caused oftenest by corruption of the blood. These symptoms are less pronounced in synocha than in synochus, on account of the putrescence; therefore the latter is like to ephemera.