Ch 15.3 'Mr Gardiner found his youngest sister in her bedchamber in the throes of the vapours' This pic -The vapours ''a disease of nervous disability in which strange images seem to float hazily before the eyes, or appear as if real . . . the blues': Century Dictionary. In ''Robinson Crusoe,'' It is a manifestation of what was first called ''melancholia''; in President Lincoln's time, ''the hypo,'' and later ''depression.''
In Greek mythology Medusa ("guardian, protectress") was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Description from pixgood.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images