whited sepulchres


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whited sepulchres

analogy in Jesus’s denunciation of Pharisees’ sanctimony. [N.T.: Matthew 23:27]
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The loudest whingers of press abuse are often the whited sepulchres whose calamitous private lives give rise to mirth and gaiety when revealed.
They have become as whited sepulchres forsaking the path of Jesus to follow the god of mammon.
sanitised post-humous image is one of Scotland's great whited sepulchres'.