First faintness and irresistible desire to sleep. Then alarming prostration and vomiting.
Great prostration, vomiting and cold, clammy perspiration follow within one to three hours.
Prostration and cerebral symptoms are particularly marked; the temperature rises rapidly and very high.
Between the date of her death in 1758 and his own on the 10th of August 17 J9 he fell into a state of prostration in which he would not even dress, but wandered unshaven, unwashed and in a nightgown about his park.
Antigonus' preoccupation during the Celtic invasions, Sparta's prostration after the Chremonidean campaigns, the wealth amassed by Achaean adventurers abroad and the subsidies of Egypt, the standing foe of Macedonia, all enhanced the league's importance.
The prostration is great and the course of the illness rapid.
Prostration is marked.
To the Greeks and Macedonians such a regime was abhorrent, and the opposition roused by Alexander's attempt to introduce among them the practice of proskynesis (prostration before the royal presence), was bitter and effectual.
Her application for a writ of habeas corpus was refused, and on the 16th of March she left London, progressing however, on account of illness and prostration, only as far as Barnet.
He was just pulled through, but the attack was followed by long prostration and incapacity for work, and by continued relapses.
This, however, was a period of great physical prostration, so that 1886 and 1887 were perforce among the least productive years of Stevenson's life.
That effort was followed by great physical prostration, and he determined not to quit his retirement at Midhurst until spring had fairly set in.
In 1847 nervous prostration again obliged him to undergo treatment at Prestbury: "They tell me not to read, not to think; but they might as well tell me not to live."
Constitutional symptoms appear as a rule in less than fifteen minutes: prostration, staggering, cold sweats, vomiting, feeble and quick pulse, dilatation of the pupil, and slight mental disturbance.
This passion or emotion, according to those who deny her attachment to Bothwell, was simply terror - the blind and irrational prostration of an abject spirit before the cruel force of circumstances and the crafty wickedness of men.
He pictured the consequences of that temper of vengeance which animated the Parisian mob and was fatally controlling the policy of the Convention, and the prostration which would ensue to France after even a successful struggle with a European coalition, which would spring up after the murder of the king.
Along with this the nervous depression is very marked, and the state of prostration to which the patient is reduced can scarcely be exceeded.
police, the prostration before authority, the sympathy pabikan lavished on royalists, the recall of the migrs, the opposi~ contempt for the Assemblies, the purification of the lion.
The prostration of the empire in the East by Avar and Persian invasions enabled them to drive the imperial officers from the coast towns.
On the 12th of September 1812, he started with two Armenian servants, crossed the Araxes, rode from Tabriz to Erivan, from Erivan to Kars, from Kars to Erzerum, from Erzerum to Chiflik, urged on from place to place by a thoughtless Tatar guide, and, though the plague was raging at Tokat (near Eski-Shehr in Asia Minor), he was compelled by prostration to stop there.
When the end came the country and people were in a state of absolute prostration.
The princes knew well how to profit by the national prostration.
He died on the 7th of June 1880 in an asylum after a short period of nervous prostration.
Conclusions The word masjid from a linguistic point of view refers to a place of prostration and worship.
prostration of the spirit in homage.
Owing to an attack of nervous prostration, he was unable to fulfill his engagement at Nelson on Friday.
The Ultras While these displayed the utter prostration of weakness, the ultras on the other hand exhibited in full display its exaggerated action.
It typically starts suddenly with fever, chills, headache, aching muscles, general prostration and a cough or other respiratory symptoms.
And meanwhile the rift between Alexander and his European followers continued to show itself in dark incidents - the murder of Clitus at Maracanda (Samarkand), when Alexander struck down an old friend, both being hot with wine; the claim that Alexander should be approached with prostration (proskynesis), urged in the spring of 327, and opposed boldly by the philosopher Callisthenes, Aristotle's nephew, who had come in the king's train; the conspiracy of the pages at Bactria, which was made an occasion for putting Callisthenes to death.
Well, believe it or not the same goes for leaving a dog in a car in very cold weather, except you have hypothermia to contend with instead of heat prostration.
While most older children and adults with CF compensate for this extra salt loss by eating more salty foods, infants and young children are in danger of suffering its effects (such as heat prostration), especially during summer.
Heat prostration is marked by lethargy, weakness, and loss of appetite and should be treated as an emergency condition.
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