Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: temporary insanity

  • Temporary insanity in tropical waters

    Richard de GrijsSydney, Australia So, by a calenture misled, The mariner with rapture sees, On the smooth ocean’s azure bed, Enamell’d fields and verdant trees: With eager haste he longs to rove In that fantastick scene, and thinks It must be some enchanted grove; And in he leaps, and down he sinks.1 It was the…