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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 1


Hydrops is an error of the unifying force in the entire body, following the change of the digestive force630 in the liver [...] of the nutritive force631 this attractive force is, and the nutritive force completes its work because of these four forces; and when one of them is wanting, then all are astray, as such is the liver on account of the gall bladder; and Averroes says if one force be strong and uncorrupted, the body is in its proper state, without a doubt.