I ordered him to be seized by several deacons, and that his mouth be held (lest, perhaps in his desire to be freed, he curse us in Christ's name). So first I ordained him as deacon, setting the fear of God before him, and forcing him to minister. Vigorously indeed he objected, shouting that he was not worthy, and protesting that this heavy burden was beyond his abilities. Scarcely therefore I overcame him, and I was able to persuade him with biblical witnesses, and with the laying out of God's commandments. And when he had ministered the holy sacrifices, once more with great difficulty I shut his mouth and ordained him presbyter.
Epiphanius of Salamis, cited in Andrews Jacobs, "Matters (Un-)Becoming: Conversions in Epiphanius of Salamis", Church History 81 (March 2012), 34.