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  • Some reviewers in emphasizing Russo's "humanity" speak of his "optimism," and I guess in ending more or less happily (the protagonist and his wife are cautiously reunited) That Old Cape Magic is optimistic, or "deep-hearted," but it really only reinforces the soap opera, although in this case not very effectively.

    The Reading Experience

  • You may like some of Russo's books more than others, but they are all "deep-hearted."

    The Reading Experience

  • There are some deep-hearted natures that can force their own pain down into inner depths unsuspected by those dearest to them; and with them, when anguish forces its way to the surface and is visible, it is only after a mighty upheaval.

    Eve and David

  • ABE (THROUGH TRANSLATOR): Well, in my meeting with the congressional representatives yesterday I explained my thoughts, and that is I do have deep-hearted sympathies that the people who had to serve as comfort women were placed in extreme hardships and had to suffer that sacrifice, and that I, as prime minister of Japan, express my apologies, and also express my apologies for the fact that they were placed in that sort of circumstance.

    CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2007

  • This would have a lot of deep-hearted meaning if, say, Robin Hood was chatting about freedom in between playing on logs with Little John, but coming from a representative of that bastion of democracy, the Roman Empire, it lacks something.

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  • Closer and closer yet she folded her, with light caressing motions on hair and brow, calling to her with all sweet names that deep-hearted women know, in tones so like a dream that they caught the wandering consciousness and lighted it with a faint, far hope.

    The Royal Pawn of Venice A Romance of Cyprus

  • If the poetess does not always command our unqualified approbation, we are at all times disposed to bend in reverence before the deep-hearted and highly accomplished woman -- a woman, whose powers appear to us to extend over a wider and profounder range of thought and feeling, than ever before fell within the intellectual compass of any of the softer sex.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 349, November, 1844

  • The deep-hearted and thoughtful people approach nearest the ideal of love.

    The Etiquette of To-day

  • Our deep-hearted poet has fairly arrived at his poetic youth.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • The well-known friendship of Mme. de La Fayette and La Rochefoucauld, which illustrates the mutual influence of a critical man of intellect and a deep-hearted, thoughtful woman who has passed the age of romance, began in this salon.

    The Women of the French Salons

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