Now the Trent ſpotted Fever reached, and was graſſant in Florence. The Dearth of Italy in 1591 forced Multitudes to feed on Herbs, Roots, and Bread made of them, as of Arum, and Earth Nuts, Fern Roots ; hence came the malignant Fever. After a terrible wet rainy Seaſon, eſpecially Winter. The Florence Fever in 1592, killed very many of the chief Nobility ; many called it a Plague, though improperly ; it aroſe from a long moiſt, wet, and moderately warm Air ; it was attended with Pimples of ſundry Colours, a weak Pulſe, the Urine thin to the fourth Day, then turbid, a mild, but ſharp Heat. They had one Exaterbation in the Day, another in the Night of a ſpurious Tertian ; a great Heavineſs of Body ſupervened ; an Inclination to Sleep, or a Delirium, Deafneſs, bleeding at Noſe, muddy Eyes, froward Looks, parcht, dry, whitiſh Tongue ; a ſlight Inflammation, and ſmall Ulcers about the Throat and Mouth ; Trembling of the Hands, a moſt fetid Looſneſs, colliquative, chylus, and watery. Cole. --— There raged at Piſaurum, a fatal, malignant, putrid Fever, with red, purple, and black Spots ; Delirium, black Tongue, Reſtleſneſs, Urine thick like a draught Oxes, great Weakneſs, and Deſire of Wine to drink, with ſeveral other Symptoms. Such as had a Laxative given firſt, and drunk Wine after, recovered in ſpite of Medicines; all the reſt died. Cole. --— In England was an exceſſive Drought, and great Death of Cattle from want of Water ; Springs and Brooks weredried up ; Horſemen could ride the Thames at London. December the 20th, Circles were ſeen about the Moon diſperſing their Rays of different Colours on the World.