Sackcloth was Worn with Ashes on the Head
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Esther 4:1
When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the middle of the city, and cried with a loud and a bitter cry;
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Queen Esther's Love for Her People
... the Jews; and many of them sat in sackcloth and ashes. ... on, that he might take off
his sackcloth; but he ... garment be brought, which the king has worn, and the ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/queen esthers love for her.htm

The Exodus
... thou art now labouring, thou poor way-worn child of ... praise for the spirit of heaviness;"
the sackcloth shall be removed from our loins, and the ashes from our ...
/...// sermons volume 2 1856/the exodus.htm

The Baptist's Inquiry and Jesus' Discourse Suggested Thereby.
... woven of goat's or camel's hair, and was worn by those ... It was called sackcloth because,
being strong and durable, it ... Ashes were put upon the head and face as ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xlv the baptists inquiry and.htm

Homeward Bound
... on the bare earth at the last with no extra sackcloth. ... He had worn it for functions,
and would bear it in ... was laid upon the oratory floor on the ashes, for he ...
/.../marson/hugh bishop of lincoln/chapter x homeward bound.htm

The Gentle Boy
... her long raven hair, discolored with the ashes of her ... the enthusiast, in her robe
of sackcloth and girdle ... thoughts, and his body had been worn by imprisonment ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/the gentle boy.htm

An Unalterable Law
... Garments worn by men were usually cleansed with water ... me that thou didst bow thy
head like a bulrush, and wrapt thyself in sackcloth, and eat ashes with thy ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 60 1914/an unalterable law.htm

... Fasting in sackcloth and ashes they came ... of weed-beds, Gurgle and whisper and hiss
of the foam, while thundering surges Boomed in the wave-worn halls, as ...
// and other poems/andromeda.htm

Jesus, the Great Object of Astonishment.
... there have been other visages that have been worn with pain ... of bulls and of goats,
and the ashes of an ... to confess their sins, and to put on sackcloth and ashes ...
// he come/jesus the great object of.htm

Herod and John the Baptist
... the kingdom of God who does not repent of this sin in sackcloth and ashes. ... to reach
are those who have been impressed, and whose impressions have worn away ...
// of the bible/v herod and john the.htm

As He Thus Spoke, Slowly and with an Exquisite Softness...
... Democratic' party would have been in sackcloth and ashes!". ... it has gone out into
dust and ashes" the way ... as all systems must naturally become when worn out by ...
// master-christian/xvi as he thus spoke.htm

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