Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Work that has been prompted by the heart., or executed with all one's heart.
“We make nothing of our religious performances if we do not make heart-work of them, if that which is within us, nay, if all that is within us, be not engaged in them.”
“As he scanned the pages which witnessed Sebastian's heart-work throughout those long months his face hardened.”
“But it is head-work and heart-work too, and the men who wrought at it wrought with such intensity and constancy that they did not once look up or round where we paused to look on.”
“-- The manner of Faith's slow words told of a great deal of heart-work.”
“I fear it was more intellectual than heart-work with him, but I made use of the opportunity, to preach Jesus before all, who through this conversation had been drawn round us.”
“This has been a sad long letter of business, with no room in it for what honest Bunyan terms heart-work.”
“We make nothing of our religion if we do not make heart-work of it.”
“God must be heart-work; all that is within us must be employed therein and engaged thereby.”
“We make nothing of our religion, whatever our profession be, if we do not make heart-work of it.”
“It is the ruin of hypocrites, that they have no root; they do not act from a living fixed principle; they do not mind heart-work, and without that religion is nothing; for he is the Christian, that is one inwardly.”
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