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WHIP, 32-1/2" Black and Red Leather Thong Cat with 22 Knotted Lashes TH33

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Mortification of the flesh is the institutional expiatory act of a person or group's penance for atonement of sins and path to sanctity. The term is primarily used in religious and spiritual contexts. The practice is often found in many cultures, most notably the Roman Catholic Church and their penitential saints. Common forms of mortification includes flagellation, in imitation of Jesus Christ's suffering and death by crucifixion. Other forms are fasting, and carrying heavy loads.

Mortification of the flesh is the institutional expiatory act of a person or group's penance for atonement of sins and path to sanctity. The term is primarily used in religious and spiritual contexts. The practice is often found in many cultures, most notably the Roman Catholic Church and their penitential saints. Common forms of mortification includes flagellation, in imitation of Jesus Christ's suffering and death by crucifixion. Other forms are fasting, and carrying heavy loads.

Lupercalia - a "Wolf Festival" - was an ancient Roman festival observed in mid-February with a main purpose to turn away the evil spirits and to purify the city. During the festival young men dressed with goat skins ran around the city in laugh and jokes, striking with the thongs whoever got in their way. Girls and women intentionally searched for the running merry men, as they believed that getting lashes from these whips will prevent them from sterility and that will fortify their…

Lupercalia - a "Wolf Festival" - was an ancient Roman festival observed in mid-February with a main purpose to turn away the evil spirits and to purify the city. During the festival young men dressed with goat skins ran around the city in laugh and jokes, striking with the thongs whoever got in their way. Girls and women intentionally searched for the running merry men, as they believed that getting lashes from these whips will prevent them from sterility and that will fortify their…

Allowing the sacred fire of Vesta to die out, suggesting that the goddess had withdrawn her protection from the city, was a serious offence and was punishable by scourging. (A scourge is a whip or lash, a multi-thong type, used to inflict severe corporal punishment on the back). Cases of unchastity and its punishment were rare.

Allowing the sacred fire of Vesta to die out, suggesting that the goddess had withdrawn her protection from the city, was a serious offence and was punishable by scourging. (A scourge is a whip or lash, a multi-thong type, used to inflict severe corporal punishment on the back). Cases of unchastity and its punishment were rare.

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Self-flagellation for religious purposes has a long history. It was common in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, but took off during the 13th and 14th century. Self-flagellation began as a form of penance by radicals in the Catholic Church: zealots would lash themselves in public as a demonstration of piety. Processions – some with 10,000 participants – passed through cities with crosses and banners, beating themselves with leather thongs while chantichanting hymns and calling forth other…

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Self-flagellation for religious purposes has a long history. It was common in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, but took off during the 13th and 14th century. Self-flagellation began as a form of penance by radicals in the Catholic Church: zealots would lash themselves in public as a demonstration of piety. Processions – some with 10,000 participants – passed through cities with crosses and banners, beating themselves with leather thongs while chantichanting hymns and calling forth other…

With a terrible cry the Balrog fell forward, and its shadow plunged down and vanished. But even as it fell it swung its whip, and the thongs lashed and curled about the wizard's knees, dragging him to the brink. He staggered and fell, grasped vainly at the stone, and slid into the abyss. 'Fly, you fools!' he cried, and was gone.

With a terrible cry the Balrog fell forward, and its shadow plunged down and vanished. But even as it fell it swung its whip, and the thongs lashed and curled about the wizard's knees, dragging him to the brink. He staggered and fell, grasped vainly at the stone, and slid into the abyss. 'Fly, you fools!' he cried, and was gone.

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