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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 11


Item if the breathing be good, and the fever lightening, it is a good sign, but should the fever and thirst be acute, with constriction of the chest, it is a sign of death. Item if weakness of the heart supervene, it is a sign of death, for it


shows that the matter has gone to the heart. Item if the matter go to the lungs, it is an indication that death or phthisis is approaching; and if it go to the eyes, it takes away the sight, or leaves a web on them; and if they (the patients) be cured badly, it leaves ugly pits on the body.