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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 19


These are the imposthumes formed from windiness, that is one382 in which there is a swelling, as there were breath in it, and the flesh and the skin separate one from the other, and when it is seized, it so to speak gives with you: another imposthume called cachexy has windiness in it, in the substance of the member and when it is seized it does not give with you, but disperses through the pores.