Is the profound ambiguity of More's facial expression in the Holbein portrait but an outward reflection of the fact that, in all likelihood, he was wearing a cilice
underneath his red velvet doublet, or does it signify a much more insidious, unresolved internal tension between his public and private persona?
The first step she takes is to reinforce the discipline and reintroduce the use of the cilice
. Having opposed the new rules, Suzanne is punished and locked in a cell.
wearing a cilice
. On the other hand, they proclaimed patience; they in
Under ORCi scoring, cilice
placed first overall and first in Division 1 from Audi Sunshine Coast and Kerumba (Tom Faragher).
"The people here tell great things of her life; it is said that, since probably ten years, she has worn a cilice
(a hairshirt), that she confessed every day these last two years, and received Holy Communion three or four times a month."
LONG VOWEL MIDDLE SYMBOL s t a: t s (starts) s t 3: t s (sturts - startles) DIPHTHONG MIDDLE SYMBOL s t el t s (states) s t au t s (stouts) s t eu t s (stoats) s t cI t s (stoits - rebounds, bounces) SHORT VOWEL 2nd and 4th SYMBOLS s I | I s (cilice
- hair cloth) k I I k (kellick - a heavy stone used as a substitute anchor on small vessels) k I n I k (quinic - a vegetable acid found in chinchona barks) m I d I m (medimn - an ancient Greek measure of capacity, approx.
Some devotees of the ultra-conservative branch of Catholicism follow the extreme practice of "mortification" - wearing a painful barbed-wire band called a cilice
around their thigh.
We find the character dressed and ready with two aspects participating in the description: blood and cilice
. The contrast is again to emphasize the opposition between the two elements.
Alicia Yanez's Mariana character is more than a pious figure; she is a tormented soul who castigates her body incessantly with fasting, flagellation, and the use of a barbed cilice
. She is all orphan with no parents and a child of her time.
A staunchly Catholic politician in Italy has built a reputation out of lamenting the decline of the family and denouncing homosexuality as "unnatural." Nothing inconsistent so far; but Paola Binetti, a government senator, also happens to be a devout member of Opus Dei and recently admitted that she wears a spiked metal chain (or cilice
) around her thigh to recreate the suffering of Christ.