St Augustinus complains, in his paintings entitled "The Labour of Monks," that sure humans have been, even in his time, exercise a bent alternate, hawking approximately relics of martyrs, and he provides the subsequent major phrases, "should they honestly be relics of martyrs," from which we may possibly infer, that even then abuses and deceits have been practised, by means of making uncomplicated fogeys think that bones, picked up any the place, have been bones of saints. because the starting place of this abuse is so historical, there could be without doubt that it has significantly elevated in the course of an extended period of years, quite because the international has been a lot corrupted considering that age, and has persevered to become worse till it has arrived at its current condition.

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