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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 12


Item smallpox pustules come out gradually, while those of measles come suddenly; if they be green or purplish, heart weakness follows. Item when the breath is evil in this case, an imposthume744 of the chest is frequent thereafter. Item cold air745 and cold things applied externally cause the matter to return to the guts, and so produce the flux called dysentery.