heart and soul love

Definitions

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  • n. The core of a thing; the most essential or important part.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. with the utmost earnestness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with complete faith
  • n. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

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Examples

  • Montgomery Schuyler, E.C. Stedman, and others, will look back with a little sigh for the “old times,” and for the generous recognition they received from one who was never at a loss for a subject, or for the treatment of a topic, and was always a good comrade and heart and soul sympathizer in their work, its trials and its achievements.

    Memories of Jane Cunningham Croly

  • On November 17 he passed through the Insolvency Court, and on the following Sunday he records: 'Went to church, and returned thanks with all my heart and soul for the great mercies of God to me and my family during my imprisonment .... (29th) Set my palette to-day, the first time these eleven weeks and three days.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • Reason to be afraid, yet none for showing it, displaying heart and soul on your face like a wetlander, open and naked for all to see.

    A Crown of Swords

  • Born upon the soil of Mississippi, devoted heart and soul to her interest, and watching with jealous care over her honor, Judge Smith spent a long and laborous life in her service.

    Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi, December Session of 1862, and November Session of 1863

  • It helps enormously that Jamie Salé is not a cynical girl, not at all, and that from the time she was very small, she has been unabashedly putting her heart and soul into everything she skates, from “Deep in the Heart of Texas” right up through Love Story.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • Aloha Quilt Camp offered an exciting opportunity, something new and promising, but she had put her heart and soul into Elm Creek Quilts.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • Detective Officer Corkerdale knew his place, if he overestimated the secrecy of the occasion, and Campion passed quietly to the stairhead whence he could see down through a bright-barred window to the heart and soul of Portminster Lodge.

    More Work for the Undertaker

  • Her almost intrusive eyes penetrated my heart and soul faster than the rum-and-Coke I ordered could hit my lips.

    Same Sex in the City

  • Thunderstorm during which I sat in the Windsor summer-house writing and thinking many sad thoughts; chiefly of my own ill-performance of many duties on which my whole heart and soul were bent.

    Lady John Russell

  • And it must be remembered that the original nine Templar knights had emerged from Languedocian culture, the heart and soul of the Magdalene cult—and that occult tradition has it that they learned their secrets ‘from the Johannites of the East’.

    The Templar Revelation

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