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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 43


Item the imposthume that appears below the navel, seldom turns to running, because of the coldness of the place wherein it is. Item the imposthume that has a sharp head, and is not broad below is better than the imposthume that has a broad base without a pointed head;433 for the former shows the strength of the force that expels the running (pus).