A preparation of laudanum, which had served him in good stead for the flux, produced no effect on the sweating sickness.
On the 7th of July the sweating sickness broke out in London.
At that time there raged in London a malady called the sweating sickness, which terminated fatally in twenty-four hours.
The disease was known as the English plague or the sweating sickness.
He excused himself, says the Croyland annalist, on the ground that he was suffering from the sweating sickness.
Colet died of the sweating sickness on the 16th of September 1519.
Thoughts of poisoned wells, of sweating sickness, of hell-fire raged through these poor misguided fellows' minds.
A few months before Bunyan had suffered from the sweating sickness.
Who would write of the sweating sickness with indignation, or describe zymotic diseases with resentment?
The sweating sickness prevailed in England alone at first, but at length sought foreign victims.