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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 1


Let us speak now of Lethargy. Lethargy is an imposthume on the posterior brain, as frenzy is on the facial cranium, the which is true lethargy, for lethargia non vera is produced by vapours that confound the memory, or by choler mixed with phlegm. Lethargia vera is produced by corrupt phlegm in the posterior brain, and fever accompanies it.530