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Synonyms for hearts

a form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts or the queen of spades

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I was about to speak to you from my heart, sir,' returned Edward,
This is never known, for like all good it is unseen by mortal eyes, and unto only pure hearts like yours do we make known our secret.
Did perhaps their hearts despond, because lonesomeness had swallowed me like a whale?
They are good and kind; they are honest; but their hearts are the hearts of women.
33-39) And so long as she, the goddess, yet beheld earth and starry heaven and the strong-flowing sea where fishes shoal, and the rays of the sun, and still hoped to see her dear mother and the tribes of the eternal gods, so long hope calmed her great heart for all her trouble.
I wish to Heaven I could walk in and take a trip right through the hearts of those present
Jo never knew how it happened, but something got into that story that went straight to the hearts of those who read it, for when her family had laughed and cried over it, her father sent it, much against her will, to one of the popular magazines, and to her utter surprise, it was not only paid for, but others requested.
God himself could have added no touch of happiness to our happy hearts that grave and sunny morning.
With a sinking heart, wretched as she always was now when she found herself in a crowd, Natasha in her lilac silk dress trimmed with black lace walked- as women can walk- with the more repose and stateliness the greater the pain and shame in her soul.
But if it be asked how it happens that the blood in the veins, flowing in this way continually into the heart, is not exhausted, and why the arteries do not become too full, since all the blood which passes through the heart flows into them, I need only mention in reply what has been written by a physician 1 of England, who has the honor of having broken the ice on this subject, and of having been the first to teach that there are many small passages at the extremities of the arteries, through which the blood received by them from the heart passes into the small branches of the veins, whence it again returns to the heart; so that its course amounts precisely to a perpetual circulation.
All night long you must sing to me, and the thorn must pierce your heart, and your life-blood must flow into my veins, and become mine.
Nevertheless it is hardly fair To risk your heart for a dog to tear.
But he wished a fire and made it, And in Adam's heart he laid it, Singing.
You take things so much to heart that you never know what it is to be happy.
And it seemed a fouler offence committed by Roger Chillingworth than any which had since been done him, that, in the time when her heart knew no better, he had persuaded her to fancy herself happy by his side.