This Oratorian and his admirers have stated that I wore a hair shirt and shroud.
You might wear a hair shirt,” she suggested; “they are 122 splendid for the soul.
With a great deal of abstract piety, the iron girdle and the hair shirt were not included.
However, every profession has its hair shirt and its Chinese puzzles.
He wore a hair shirt next his skin; he flogged himself; he gave his life for a theological principle.
He wore no hair shirt; I doubt if he knew the taste of the Discipline.
I have left the world as a sultan leaves rich food and harems and flowers, and clothes himself in a hair shirt.
He wore a hair shirt, and an iron chain around his loins, which he never laid aside, even in sleep.
It shall be my hair shirt, my fast day, my sacrifice of a broken heart, my little pet good work.
But -Beckett had dressed himself in a hair shirt and flogged himself with an iron scourge.