glycosides and cigarettes revisited
Convulsions, vomiting, confusion, disorientisation, blurry vision, delirium, headache and confusion. Not to mention altered mental status, weakness, drowsiness, hallucinations, photophobia, blurry vision, scotomas and decreased visual acuity.
Plus colour vision aberrations.
This is what happens when you scoff a fatal dose of glycoside poison, things get very nasty quickly.
I quote Sir Cedric Stanton Hicks on buying a glycoside for the purposes of suicide.
“(it) would imply intelligence and shrewd observation, but not necessarily a knowledge of the way in which it would cause death because that might have been very unpleasant.
Despite this probable gruesome and violent death we are led to believe his half-smoked cigarette still remained tucked under his cheek until it was found the next morning, not forgetting there were no scorch marks visible on his clothing.
(1) He was carried along the beach to the steps late on the evening of November 30th, already dead.
(2) The cigarette was planted.
Bank on it.