In a case of dropsy, when the water runs by the veins into the
belly, it removes the disease.
In confirmed diarrhoea, vomiting, when it comes on spontaneously,
removes the diarrhoea.
A diarrhoea supervening in a confirmed case of pleurisy or pneumonia
It is a good thing in ophthalmy for the patient to be seized with
A severe wound of the bladder, of the brain, of the heart, of
the diaphragm, of the small intestines, of the stomach, and of the
liver, is deadly.
When a bone, cartilage, nerve, the slender part of the jaw, or
prepuce, are cut out, the part is neither restored, nor does it unite.
If blood be poured out preternaturally into a cavity, it must
necessarily become corrupted.
In maniacal affections, if varices or hemorrhoids come on, they
remove the mania.
Those ruptures in the back which spread down to the elbows are
removed by venesection.
If a fright or despondency lasts for a long time, it is a melancholic
If any of the intestines be transfixed, it does not unite.
It is not a good sign for an erysipelas spreading outwardly to
be determined inward; but for it to be determined outward from within
In whatever cases of ardent fever tremors occur, they are carried
off by a delirium.
Those cases of empyema or dropsy which are treated by incision
or the cautery, if the water or pus flow rapidly all at once, certainly
Eunuchs do not take the gout, nor become bald.
A woman does not take the gout, unless her menses be stopped.
A young man does not take the gout until he indulges in coition.