sackcloth


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a garment made of coarse sacking

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a coarse cloth resembling sacking

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The designer said he lined sturdy sackcloth material with satin to give his clothes heft and structure.
This included wedding sweets, double happiness cakes, organic dried guava, sackcloth bag, dumbbell, and a backpack.
In the Bible we are told that when the prophet Jonah pronounced God's wrath on the city of Nineveh for its (http://bible.oremus.org/) "wickedness,"  likely because of the worship of idols or "false" gods, the king, in an act of sincere penitence, put on sackcloth and sat in ashes.
The shopping site is also believed to have had a decline in sales for the former Tory MP's other titles - including her 2013 release Sackcloth and Ashes - despite them also being knocked down.
In Psalms 30:11-12, the Bible says, 'You turned my wailing into dancing; You removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing to You and not be silent.
For his part, the State Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Engineer Al-Sadiq Fadlallah said, in response to a question forwarded by the MP Ali Abdul-Rahman Mohamed on the provision of the harvest inputs for the agricultural season of 2017, that the needs of sackcloth amounted to 100, 000 bales and currently only 5,000 bales are available, expecting arrival of 200,000 bales from the state of Bangladesh.
This side of the Atlantic, Louis Theroux recently donned his sackcloth and revisited his weird proto-friendship with Jimmy Savile.
There's also a reference in Revelations: "I looked when He opened the sixth seal, and behold, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became like blood."
I don't expect a public mea culpa act of sackcloth and ashes, but I would like an acknowledgement 'wing and a prayer' is not an advisable policy.
I heard they threw them naked, overboard, handing down sackcloth from the dead to the dying.
Don't make any pronouncements to your coworkers, don't rend your clothes and don a sackcloth to express your remorse.
The new master branded Juby's arm and gave her two long, coarse shirts of rough sackcloth: one for night and one for day.
Hundreds of merchants gather to showcase their wares, which are stored in sackcloth bags.
Etowah, TN, November 28, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Evangelist Michael Clark, (the sackcloth man), of ML Clark Ministries, announced today that he will begin building a total of 120 Bomb Shelters, in 120 nations, beginning January 30th of 2013.
With them, we "feel [God's] voice/Cleaving cloud and sky," our "skin sinks in sackcloth," and we "[w]alk west in the wind and let/astonishment speak." He immerses us in Mary's soulful meditations and in focused reflections on holiness, nature, and faith, the last of which Kolin deems "the love affair/between your soul and God's will." Throughout he demonstrates how the Almighty's handwriting begins in scripture, steals between lines, and marches past margins to redeem all our empty spaces.