A pithy simile for someone sin-sunk, cleverly playing on the double meanings of ‘raddle’.  . 

Soaked in sin like a sheep in raddle. 

Source: Mary Webb, Precious Bane (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1981), p. 174

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