Nothing that so drives out the littlenesses that poison his life and set up the toxaemia of selfishness.
The convulsions may come on altogether unexpectedly, but commonly the attack begins with symptoms of toxaemia.
The causes of sleeplessness are very numerous, but in the majority of acute cases the sleeplessness is due to a state of toxaemia.
toxemia tox·e·mi·a (tŏk-sē'mē-ə)
A condition in which the blood contains toxins produced by body cells at a local source of infection or derived from the growth of microorganisms. Also called blood poisoning.