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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 2


These are the causes thereof:—everything that increases phlegm and choler in the body and in the brain, such as leeks, and onions, and garlic, and watery fruits, wine, plethora of food and drink, ‘crapula’, drunkenness, much food, great consumption of white meat, bread soaked in fatty broth, fish, pork, and much resting; and it never comes alone, but follows another sickness, such as continuous quotidian fever,531 which is usual. This imposthume is situated in the passages (?), and holes of the cranium (?), and seldom in the substance of the brain.532