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  • Annette looked at first puzzled and doubtful, then suddenly recognized the good taste which had dictated the attire, and exclaimed — “You are right — you are right — it is best to meet him as a free-hearted Swiss maiden.”

    Anne of Geierstein

  • The Town perhaps have been as much obliged to me, for recruiting it with free-hearted Ladies, as to any Recruiting Officer in the Army.

    The Beggar's Opera

  • The truth, as I came to know afterward, was that a large, free-hearted, and determined man was at the head of every thing.

    Erema

  • So they took a fancy to him, and, being free-hearted sort of fellows, asked him to keep them company in the drag, and let one of the grooms ride his horse.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • And how does that honourable, complete, free-hearted gentleman of Athens, thy very bountiful good lord and master?

    The Life of Timon of Athens

  • The ever-increasing cost of food with us makes free-hearted hospitality an impossibility, and withers up all those kindly instincts which find expression in housing and feeding both friends and strangers.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • He breaks loose gladly from the cold formalities and negative civilities of town; throws off his habits of shy reserve, and becomes joyous and free-hearted.

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • I don't see how he stayed in business, but he was mighty free-hearted. [unclear] late hours at night, and he was right across in front of the school.

    Oral History Interview with Robert R. Sampson, October 9, 2002. Interview R-0182. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Well, he shall see that country people can be happy and free-hearted, if they have _not_ the city refinements.

    Summerfield or, Life on a Farm

  • Kindly and more free-hearted you grow in the sphere of Julia

    Summerfield or, Life on a Farm

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