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Heart

A variety of the word core. (Latin, cord', the heart; Greek, kard'; Sanskrit, herd'; Anglo-Saxon, heorte.) Heart (in Christian art), the attribute of St. Theresa. The flaming heart (in Ch…

Heart of Hearts

(In one's). In one's inmost conviction. The heart is often referred to as a second self. Shakespeare speaks of the “neck of the heart” (Merchant of Venice, ii. 2); “the mi…

Walt Whitman: As I Ponder'd in Silence

As I Ponder'd in SilenceAs I ponder'd in silence, Returning upon my poems, considering, lingering long, A Phantom arose before me with distrustful aspect, Terrible in beauty, age, and power, T…

Heart of Midlothian

The old jail, the Tolbooth of Edinburgh, taken down in 1817. Sir Walter Scott has a novel so called. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Heart's EaseHeart of Hea…

Heart of Grace

(To take). To pluck up courage; not to be disheartened or down-hearted. This expression is based on the promise, “My grace is sufficient for thee” (2 Cor. xii. 9); by this grace…

Heart and Soul

With my whole heart and soul. With all the energy and enthusiasm of which I am capable. In French, “S'y porter de tout son coeur. ” Mark xii. 33 says, “Love [God] with all…

Playing By Heart

Director/Writer: Willard Carroll Miramax; R; 100 minutes Release: 2/99 Cast: Gillian Anderson, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Connery, Ryan Phi…

Random Hearts

Director:Sydney PollackWriter:Kurt LuedtkeColumbia Pictures; R; 131 minutesRelease:10/99Cast:Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas The best part of Random Hearts is the first hour, when Dutch (H…

Hearts in Atlantis

Director:Scott HicksWriter:William GoldmanWarner Bros.; PG-13; 101 minutesRelease:9/01Cast:Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis Hearts in Atlantis is the latest in a long line of Stephen…

Learn by Heart

(To). The heart is the seat of understanding; thus the Scripture speaks of men “wise in heart;” and “slow of heart” means dull of understanding. To learn by heart is…