At the instance of Gondremark, it had undergone a strict purgation, and was now composed exclusively of tools.
But music has also other ends and uses, and on the whole four; namely amusement, virtue, occupation and purgation of the affections; for some men are liable more than others to pity and fear and enthusiasm, but from sacred melodies we see them, when they have heard those which act orgiastically on the soul, becoming settled by a kind of medicine and purgation (teapo - cs), and being relieved with pleasure.
Both sleeplessness and pain are sometimes due to the action of toxins absorbed from the intestine, and both of them may High sometimes be relieved more efficiently by thorough purgation than by narcotics.
Treatment of a large acute overdose should include gastric lavage, purgation with magnesium sulfate and complete bed rest.
Why, then, would we expect this final purgation to be painless and easy?