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  • From which you may collect (if you have wit enough) that Sir John was a very sound-headed, sound-hearted squire, and just the man to keep the country side in order, and show good sport with his hounds.

    The Water Babies

  • Always sound-hearted, always clear, candid, and logical, always maintaining a certain judicial superiority, he is a thinker in whose company one likes to go on his mental travels, and whose thought one will be inclined to trust rather too much than too little.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

  • Ruth, in "The Wept of the Wish-ton-Wish," Hetty Hutter, the weak-minded and sound-hearted girl, in "The Deerslayer," Mabel Dunham, and the young Indian woman, "Dew of June," in "The Pathfinder," are further cases in point.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862

  • No sound-hearted man ever rose from talk with him with a tithe of the veneration felt by those who sat at the feet of Washington or Hamilton or

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862

  • She is dark and she is fair, with blushing cheeks and dewy lips, sound-hearted, strong, lofty, self-reliant, a true queen of the woods, more stately than Diana, and more vigorous than Maid Marian.

    Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885

  • As to satisfying qualifications in persons desiring admission into the church, when they appear to be real sound-hearted believers, according to the judgment of charity, by the rules of the word, the church ought to receive them in the Lord.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • Coming into the presence of a sound-hearted American democrat, who had never dreamed of one mortal kneeling to another, Ivan throws himself on his knees, presses his forehead to the Minister's feet, fawns like a tamed beast, and refuses to move until the Minister relieves himself from this nightmare of servility by a full pardon.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • In a right-minded, sound-hearted girl, college training tends toward control of the nervous system; and control of the nervous system -- making it servant and not master -- is almost the supreme need of women.

    Public Speaking

  • Let all sound-hearted Englishmen trust our suffering population to use their own remedy.

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

  • "A love story pure and simple, one of the old-fashioned, wholesome, sunshiny kind, with a pure-minded, sound-hearted hero, and a heroine who is merely a good and beautiful woman; and if any other love story half so sweet has been written this year, it has escaped our notice."

    Wayside Courtships

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