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sackcloth and ashes meaning

  "sackcloth and ashes" in a sentence

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  1. he repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes for his misdeeds
  2. i broke a vase and my wife made me wear sackcloth and ashes for a week
  3. is it only for bowing one's head like a reed and for lying on sackcloth and ashes
  4. jacob will have to go to his wife in sackcloth and ashes and apologize for his behaviour the other day
  5. "you're irrepressible, " she said, " i expected to find you in sackcloth and ashes, penitent and silent.

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