I began to be increasingly overwhelmed by that vague sense of oppression and apprehension which heralds the coming of an attack of fever. There was a continuous ringing in my ears, a painful tightness around my brain. My sleep was fitful and broken and I was tormented with strange dreams. I suffered from intolerable thirst alternated with peculiar shakings and shiverings. Memory of those days wears thin. My mind descended into vagueness--blurred. The fever spread and soon I was utterly devitalized, brain and body like spent flames.
-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 2: India > # 130