The need of the protoplasm for oxygen has already been spoken of: in its absence death soon supervenes, respiration being stopped.
Such healing by cork formation is accompanied by a rise of temperature: the active growth of the dividing cells is accompanied by vigorous metabolism and respiration, and a state of wound fever supervenes until the healing is completed.
Death usually supervenes before a numbing effect on the intestine can be observed.
Thereafter a more or less sleepy state supervenes, but it is not the case that atropine ever causes genuine coma.
The physical signs are those of broncho-pneumonia; oedema of the lungs soon supervenes, and death occurs in three or four days.
"Water," he continues, "was generically hallowed by the Spirit of God brooding over it at creation, and therefore all special waters are holy, and at once obtain the sacrament of sanctification when God is invoked (over them.) For the Spirit from heaven instantly supervenes and is upon the waters, hallowing them out of itself, and being so hallowed they drink up a power of hallowing."
" As first night, then day, and first ignorance, then knowledge (ys&,cnc), and first sickness, then healing, so the things of error come first in life, and then the truth supervenes upon them, as the physician upon the sickness."