“The King [Henry VIII] having ruined a most admirable constitution by unsatiable gluttony, was now grown so unwieldy that he could hardly enter by the doors, and was wholly unable to mount the stairs… When he was told that he was at the point of death, he called for a goblet of white wine, and turning to one of his attendants, said, “All is lost!’” (Rev. Dr. Nicholas Sander, The Rise and Growth of the Anglican Schism, p. 164.)
St. Cyril of Jerusalem (350): “A great precept and teaching of the Holy Catholic Church, therefore, is belief in the resurrection of the dead – great and most necessary, but contradicted by many… Greeks contradict it, Samaritans disbelieve it, heretics mutilate it.”
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