The count's face was white and he could not control the feverish twitching of his lower jaw.
He drank it eagerly, looking with feverish eyes at the door in front of him as if trying to understand and remember something.
But the rashness of the emperor's brother Titianus and of Proculus, prefect of the praetorian guards, added to Otho's feverish impatience, overruled all opposition, and an immediate advance was decided upon, Otho himself remaining behind with a considerable reserve force at Brixellum, on the southern bank of the Po.
One large, white, plump leg twitched rapidly all the time with a feverish tremor.
A second nurse and a sister of mercy had feverish attacks, but no further case occurred.