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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 38


These are the symptoms thereof, delirium (want of sense213) and shortness of breath; for in the delirium that is caused by the midriff, the breathing is short and quick, and in that that comes from the brain there is no great harm to the breathing, but rather to the eyes and nose, and drops of blood drip from them. Galen says, if this fever come from the midriff, the breathing214 is now too short, now too long, and now too slow, and sometimes when he breathes in215 the air, he has to draw in twice and do the same to expel it.