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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 3


Constantine says that this is not true, for he says in the ninth book of Pantechnes that a hot imposthume arises from malice of complexion, without peccant humour. {... quasdam phlegmonas nasci a mala complexione.}’’

8 Pantechnes cap. 12 [R. A. 944.]

I say


in this regard, as does Galen, that a hot imposthume351 may be understood in two ways; one of them regarding acute hot imposthumes, that are formed often by sanguine humour, and the other, because of excess of heat and burning; and it is thus Constantine understands it; for he says, a limb suffers heat and redness in this disease, as in fever.