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synonyms for hair shirt

  • self-flagellation
  • self-hatred
  • self-punishment
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If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
His hat was pushed back from his forehead, the collar of his blue flannel shirt was open.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He reached down inside my shirt, with a none too gentle hand, and relieved me of the belt that held the money.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He stood before the glass hung above the wash bench and 369 smoothed his hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Her little neck and arms were bare, and her hair, artificially crimped, stood out like fluffy black plumes over her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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