Synonyms for hair shirt

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Then their making me shall be my hair shirt, and I shall be fitted just as well.

You might wear a hair shirt,” she suggested; “they are 122 splendid for the soul.

His linen, thick with darns, rubbed his skin like a hair shirt.

However, every profession has its hair shirt and its Chinese puzzles.

He wore no hair shirt; I doubt if he knew the taste of the Discipline.

He wore a hair shirt, and an iron chain around his loins, which he never laid aside, even in sleep.

But -Beckett had dressed himself in a hair shirt and flogged himself with an iron scourge.

Francis stripped off all his clothing but his hair shirt and the Bishop covered him with an old cloak.

As a young man he wore a hair shirt and an iron chain next the skin.

England, apparently with a sigh of relief, lays aside her hair shirt, and proves that she has been wearing a silk vest under it.

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