syphilitic fever

syph·i·lit·ic fe·ver

the elevation of temperature often present in the early roseolous stage of secondary syphilis.

syphilitic fever

Etymology: L, febris
pyrexia that is caused by a syphilis infection.
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Egido only acknowledges in passing the presence of irony in a book of "exemplary" tales that begins and ends by presenting as prototypical discretos a gypsy girl who dances in the street for money and a talking dog overheard during a syphilitic fever.
Therefore, everything that has come before music establish itself within a perhaps "imaginary" world of talking dogs, possibly the effect of the 40 nights of syphilitic fevers, or within the framework of a deceptive tale designed to entertain a friend.