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I saw Satan fall like lightning

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 08 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1017
  1. Liam Farrell, general practitioner
  1. Crossmaglen, County Armagh

    I was called recently to a patient who had collapsed in the carpark after church. This is a good place to collapse, implying a previous life of probity and devotion.

    The bystanders are likely to be helpful. Collapsing outside a bar late at night, by contrast, you are unlikely to get a lift home from a friendly drug dealer; a better class of people attend church, although they may be more fastidious about mouth to …

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