He must escape from that “hydroptic, immoderate” thirst of experience by yielding to it.
He must escape from that "hydroptic immoderate" thirst of experience by yielding to it.
But the scent that the lover uses gives him away and so he is by her "hydroptic father catechized."
hydrops hy·drops (hī'drŏps')
The excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissues or cavities of the body.