multitude of sins

multitude of sins

Fig. many kinds of sins or errors. The term offensive covers a multitude of sins.
See also: multitude, of, sin
References in classic literature ?
He was generous; and charity, as it is well known, covereth a multitude of sins, in another sense than that in which it is said to do so in Scripture.
Polly was not very wise, but she felt that every one about her found something more attractive than usual in her and modestly attributed Tom's devotion, Sydney's interest, and Frank's undisguised admiration, to the new bonnet or, more likely, to that delightful combination of cashmere, silk, and swan's-down, which, like Charity's mantle, seemed to cover a multitude of sins in other people's eyes and exalt the little music teacher to the rank of a young lady.
Love covers a multitude of sins, and of whom could you ask more freely than of him?
A cloak (on a woman's back) is an emblem of charity-- it covers a multitude of sins.
This group are good on the counterattack and have got good athleticism which goes a long way when you're at a young age and can cover a multitude of sins.
uk) THE spray is easy and quick to use - and although I didn't find it particularly 'firming', the added plus point of being tinted means it hides a multitude of sins.
Amanda in cutaway Stella McCartney was a particular standout look, and it is easy to see why you would choose black - it is slimming and hides a multitude of sins.
A flattering fit for pear shapes, this style will skim over the hip area and hide a multitude of sins.
Then, party wear gives us black, sparkles and velvet to hide a multitude of sins.
His multitude of sins includes handling stole goods, threatening his brother's wife, stealing from a teenager and constantly deceiving his family.
A little bit of nail varnish can hide a multitude of sins.
By dressing correctly for your shape it really can show off your best assets and hide a multitude of sins," he added.
And for the rest of us mere mortals, with lumps and bumps in all the wrong places, check out the fantastic maxi dresses available, which help to cover a multitude of sins, as well as the great range of slightly more conservative, but no less glamorous, party dresses which are on the rails.