And Tamar put ashes on her head, and tore her garment of many colors that was on her, and laid her hand on her head, and went on crying.
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George Leo Haydock
Head, as if to hide her face, Ezechiel xxvii. 30., and Jeremias ii. 37. So Mezentius: "Canitiem immundo deformat pulvere et ambas Ad Coelum tendit palmas."
-- (Virgil, Æneid x.) See Homer, Iliad 2. (Calmet)
Crying, that no one might think she had consented. (Menochius)
She probably went directly to her brother's house, and related the affair to him; or he met her in this condition. (Salien)