Borderland Studies; Miscellaneous Addresses And Essays Pertaining To Medicine And The Medical…

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byGeorge Milbry Gould

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...of oon of his armes, and after wolde haue leyen by his love and fonde hir roynouse of oon of hir thighes, and seid her soche vilonye that she after hurte his oo thigh and his arme, so that it sholde neuer be made hooll; but yef it were be tweyne of the beste knyghtes of the worlde to whom she sette terme of garison, as the booke shall yow devyse here-after, how that it was' warrisshed by Gawein his brother and by launcelot de lak that was so noble a knyght." However we may doubt of the cure, it appears from all the evidence that we have here proof of the existence of syphilis at this time. Roynouse means itchy, scaly, etc., and the French rognst today means the itch. But for patent reasons such a meaning can not be applied in this case, and the context makes more clear the virulent nature of the disease. The location of the lesion, the duration of the disease, and the girl's plain knowledge of its infectious nature are evident. In the Quest of the Holy Grail Launcelot laments that, through his sinful life he has lost his eyesight and his strength--an addition to the original record, doubtless, by a later hand. There are allusions to violent epistaxis. It is said that the venerable Joseph "bled sore at nose, so that he myght not by no meane be staunched;" and of Garynsch we read that on beholding his faithless lady sleeping with her paramour "for pure sorou his mouth and nose braste oute on bledynge." In Le Conte de la Charrette Keux is declared not guilty by the queen, because "her nose bled during the night, as it often does." Swooning is most commonly due to physical exhaustion and extreme hemorrhage, but we read of instances due to fright and violent emotion. When told Tristram was near, "for very pure Joye la beale Isoud swooned." Quite...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...of oon of his armes, and after wolde haue leyen by his love and fonde hir roynouse of oon of hir thighes, and seid her ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217449492

ISBN - 13:9780217449496

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