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  • noun Obsolete spelling of heart.


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  • Sometymes shee marryeth an officer, who hathe not much moneye, and then goeth thro 'campe life with merrye hearte; or itt may be thatt shee weddeth a clergieman -- for, all of thys have I known ye Fifth Avenue belle to do; and I veralye coulde nott see that shee dyd not make as goode a wyfe as anie other woman.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • I'lle dyghte mie hearte, and notte mie lymbes yn stele, 300

    The Rowley Poems

  • His conteanance and behaveour, fra that day till the day that he was compelled to present him self to the publict place of preaching, did sufficiently declair the greaf and truble of his hearte; for no man saw any sign of myrth of him, neyther yitt had he pleasur to accumpany any man, many dayis togetther.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • He who would exercise the arts of dissembling (it is said there) must be able to 'kisse his hand whome in hearte hee could wishe an hundredfoot depth under the earth, so hee mighte never see him more, if it were not a thing _wholly to bee disliked in a Christian, who by no meanes ought to have a bitter gall, or desires infected with revenge_.'

    Shakspere and Montaigne

  • -- All lawis ar (or at the least should be) subject to Goddis law, whilk law should be first placed and planted in everie manes hearte; it should have na impediment: men should not abrogat it for the defence and upsetting of thare awin advantage.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Then he prayed for thame which accused him, saying, "I beseik the Father of Heavin to forgive thame that have of any ignorance, or ellis of any evill mynd, forged lyes upone me; I forgeve thame with all myne hearte: I beseik Christ to forgeve thame that have condemned me to death this day ignorantlye."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • I have nott yit forgottin what was the dolour and anguishe of my awin hearte, when at Sanet Johnestoun, Cowper Mure, and

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • And shee belyveth in ye warre with alle hir braue little hearte and soule, for shee is Uncle Samuel hys oune daughter, if there ever was one, having greate loue for ye Union, alwaies hoping firstly for ye Union politicall, and secondlie for ye wedding union of hertes and ye union of handes, whych is nedeful, that ye countrie shall not perishe for lacke of sturdie urchins to growe upp into soldieres.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 5, May, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • The wicked then began to spew furth the vennoum whiche befoir lurked in thare cankered hearte.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • But how strange a confession of a nobleman from whom we at all times expect bravery: 'For want of judgement our hearte fails us.'

    Shakspere and Montaigne


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