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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 33


Galen says in411 laborious fevers the imposthume is formed chiefly in the joints and in the cheeks because of the weakness, the movement, and the looseness of the members, and their flaccidity. For the movement draws the excess matter to itself, and the fever sends it to the weak members; as the doctor says,412 nature readily sends the matter and the excess of the humours, towards the weak members.