Its operation indeed was most wonderfully quick; and in the short interval, while her maid was absent, so entirely removed all symptoms
, that when Mrs Honour returned with a summons from her father, she was become perfectly easy, and had brought herself to a thorough indifference for Mr Jones.
The next morning, I grieve to say, all the bad symptoms
came back; and none of the remedies employed have succeeded in getting the better of them yet.
of Natasha's illness were that she ate little, slept little, coughed, and was always low-spirited.
I forget which was the first distemper I plunged into - some fearful, devastating scourge, I know - and, before I had glanced half down the list of "premonitory symptoms
," it was borne in upon me that I had fairly got it.
The old pain over the heart and the other symptoms
of the illness at Grimsby returned, and Anne was confined to her bed in the cottage.
"There is a mental inhibition by which such symptoms
can be checked and controlled," said Challenger.
"I have lately imagined that I saw symptoms
of attachment between them certain expressive looks, which I did not believe meant to be public."
Kneeling beside him, I took his hand and fondly pressed it to my lips - for the first time since our separation - and told him, as well as tears would let me speak, that it was not that that kept me silent: it was the fear that this sudden cessation of pain was not so favourable a symptom
as he supposed.
As to the other symptoms
, except weakness from lying in bed, and irritability of temper, there was really nothing the matter with her.
"Well," replied the doctor, "I think that there is some slight symptom
of a fall in the barometer."
showed themselves, which the doctor confessed that he had not anticipated when he had given his opinion on the case.
"I hope your wish to see me is not due to the return of unpleasant symptoms
," said Lydgate, filling up a pause.