curse sb with bell, book, and candle

curse sb with bell, book, and candle — предать анафеме, отлучить от церкви
cursed with bell, book, and candle — преданный анафеме, проклятый
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The original ran as follows 'Do the book (close the Bible), quench the candle, and ring the bell" which meant 'You close the God's book on somebody, you extinguish his soul like a candle and you toll the person's spiritual death' thus expelling him from the company of believers.