One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘It was said that the urine of phthisic patients is "high coloured and deposits a brawny red sediment."’
- ‘Shelleys tribute expressed what would become the central metaphor of consumption in the 19th century, the idea that the phthisic body is consumed from within by its passions.’
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