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  • n. Plural form of heartful.

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Examples

  • I was many heartfuls glad that thine August Mother was taking tea in a far-off village, as Li-ti even wanted to install a new God in the kitchen.

    My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard

  • How many heartfuls of sorrow shall balance a bushel of wheat?

    A Negro Schoolmaster in the New South

  • What Christmas wishes warm from the heart by heartfuls I throw at you!

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • "He bade me salute thee, Princess Irene, as if thou wert now the Lady of his House of Love in his Garden of Perfection, and to pray if he might come and in person kiss thy hand, and tell thee his hopes, and pour out at thy feet his love in heartfuls larger than ever woman had from man."

    The Prince of India — Volume 01

  • Is it for nothing that the mother lifts up such heartfuls of thanks to God for the baby on her knee?

    The Seaboard Parish Volume 1

  • If she cannot have a companion to listen to her woes, and has no musical utterance, vocal or instrumental, -- then, if she is of the real woman sort, and has a few heartfuls of wild blood in her, and you have done her a wrong, -- double-bolt the door which she may enter on noiseless slipper at midnight, -- look twice before you taste of any cup whose draught the shadow of her hand may have darkened!

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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