This Mary Dyer had entered the mint- master's dwelling, clothed in sackcloth and ashes
, and seated herself in our great chair with a sort of dignity and state.
I am sure it wouldn't do us any good out there to feel that you were all sitting in sackcloth and ashes
He attended on us, as I may say, in sackcloth and ashes
I know Carrie and the girls wore weird creations but I don't recall them ever stepping out in sackcloth and ashes
That strident minority which insisted upon wasting so much capital resource on the development of wind farms should be dressed in sackcloth and ashes
and made to repay the costs.
It would have been more appropriate for him to arrive in sackcloth and ashes
to indicate a penitential church rather than a triumphal tour with all the accouterments of royalty.
The only time I want to see her again is in sackcloth and ashes
, having renounced her millions.
He said: "We should dress in sackcloth and ashes
and live on bread and water.
The doom-mongers have queued up in sackcloth and ashes
in the wake of World Cup failure pointing to the retirement of top stars Roy Keane, Kenny Cunningham and Steve Carr.
Dressed in sackcloth and ashes
at a hastily arranged press conference, he may have offered a mealy-mouthed apology to manager Graham Taylor, his own team-mates and his own supporters.
5 million paycheck, and no sniffling, sycophantic employees dressed in sackcloth and ashes
, hurling themselves on the ground in apoplectic fits of despair.
Hills make him 12-1 to leave before the end of the series, putting the sack in sackcloth and Ashes
The low standards of so many BBC television programmes nowadays, especially on BBC1, could mean that the enforcement authorities should dress in sackcloth and ashes
in penance for the organisation for which they are collecting money.
All members of the Provisional IRA must march up the mall at Stormont dressed in sackcloth and ashes
, before depositing all their weapons at the feet of the statue of Carson.