6.Gula (Gluttony)

Then the foul monster Gluttony, of belly insatiable and greedy, to dance he did make ready.
Him followed many foul drunkard,
With can and tankard, cup and quart, In surfeit and excess.

(The Seven Deadly Sins, William Dunbar, 15th C.)

Both fool and wise foul Gluttony doth draw, And he who pampers still his appetite, shortens his life, to fill his greedy maw.

(English Poem)

‘Out upon thee, deadly sin;
sin thou hast mankind destroyed.

In deadly sin my life is spent.
Mercy! God omnipotent

(Castle of Preserverance 1425- morality play)

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