2008, "Rights trampled in rush to deport immigrant workers," Quaker Action (magazine), vol. 89, no. 3, page 8: "We provided a lot of brains and a lot of heart to the response when it was needed," says Sandra Sanchez, director of AFSC's Immigrants' Voice Program in Des Moines.
Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. (Antoine de Saint Exupéry, , 1943)
The seat of the affections or sensibilities, collectively or separately, as love, hate, joy, grief, courage, etc.; rarely, the seat of the understanding or will; usually in a good sense. a good, tender, loving, bad, hard, or selfish heart
Courage; courageous purpose; spirit.
Milton Eve, recovering heart, replied.
Sir W. Temple The expelled nations take heart, and when they fly from one country invade another.
Vigorous and efficient activity; power of fertile production; condition of the soil, whether good or bad.
Dryden That the spent earth may gather heart again.
(obsolete) A term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address.
Shakespeare I speak to thee, my heart.
A conventionalshape or symbol used to represent the heart, love, or emotion: ♥ or sometimes <3.
1998, Pat Cadigan, Tea From an Empty Cup, page 106: "Aw. Thank you." The Cherub kissed the air between them and sent a small cluster of tiny red hearts at her.
A playing card of the suit hearts featuring one or more heart-shaped symbols.
The centre, essence, or core. The wood at the heart of a tree is the oldest.Buddhists believe that suffering is right at the heart of all life.
1899, , The Strong Arm, ch. 3: At last she spoke in a low voice, hesitating slightly, nevertheless going with incisive directness into the very heart of the problem.
Japanese: ハート 〈hāto〉
Korean: 하트 〈hateu〉
(transitive, poetic or humorous) To be fond of. Often bracketed or abbreviated with a heart symbol.
1905, Capt. James, William Wordsworth (editor), Poems and Extracts, I heart to pray their bones may rest in peace
2001 April 6, Michael Baldwin, "The Heart Has Its Reasons", Commonweal We're but the sum of all our terrors until we heart the dove.
2006, Susan Reinhardt, Bulldog doesn't have to rely on the kindness of strangers to draw attention, Citizen-Times.com I guess at this point we were supposed to feel elated she'd come to her senses and decided she hearts dogs after all.
2008 January 30, "Cheese in our time: Blur and Oasis to end feud with a Stilton", The Guardian (London) The further we delve into this "story", the more convinced we become of one thing: We heart the Goss.
2008 July 25, "The Media Hearts Obama?", On The Media, National Public Radio
(transitive, obsolete) To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage.
Shakespeare My cause is hearted; thine hath no less reason.
(transitive, masonry) To fill an interior with rubble, as a wall or a breakwater.
(intransitive, agriculture, botany) To form a dense cluster of leaves, a heart, especially of lettuce or cabbage.
1895, Owen Wister, The Dragon of Wantley, , , http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/26448
, “Then he set the jug down wrong side up, and remained glaring at it fixedly, while his chest rose and fell in deep heavings. ”