1893 The Lancet  
of alcoholic excess ; his hands were tremulous, the tongue was coated and tremulous, and he suffered from sleeplessness and slight delirium at night. This, however, soon passed off. His weight was sixteen stone. He was kept at rest in bed and was placed upon a light diet of fish, eggs, milk &c., and ten grains of iodide of potassium were given three times a day. He remained in the hospital for one month and then left at his own request. The
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