from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Giving quiet to the mind.


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  • And later in the poem he reiterates this sentiment with these lines: And they shall be accounted poet kings/Who simply tell the most heart-easing things.

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  • It was firm and heart-easing and very hard to have to lose.

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  • Floating flat like ice floes beneath the greenish moon, or beetling up in prodigious ledges of seeming solidness on a sunny morning -- are they not the most superbly heart-easing miracles of our visible world?


  • And here they gathered and conversed, each in his own vein and from his own impulse, with gracious fancy and lofty vision and heart-easing mirth.

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  • As I looked at the sun sinking behind the blue hills and shedding a wonderfully mellow light over the broad valley, I thought of my own life, in which there had been none to pull a heart-easing string, and the bitterness of those to whom that for which they had fought has been won so late as to be Dead Sea fruit, took possession of me.

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  • And that morning the sylvan wilds were kept resounding with the heart-easing, blithesome music which bespoke the thankfulness and the gladness of the singer's heart.


  • The rich lyricism of the St. Cecilia Mass with its heart-easing melodies, evocative harmonies, soloists, chorus and romantic orchestral sound, would not be out of place in the opera house. - Kilkenny Gigs, Music In Kilkenny, Kilkenny Entertainment, Kilkenny Bands, Sound System Podcast

  • 109 Or, “I wish I could disclose to you (he added) those heart-easing joys.”


  • And to have in my mind and hands the secret of something as simple but heart-easing as Bach’s Prelude in C is a heady and mysterious power.



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