cried the Tree, "the rose is finished now"; but the Nightingale made no answer, for she was lying dead in the long grass, with the thorn in her heart
The love she bore the tender flower kept her own heart
innocent and bright, and the pure human flower was a lesson to those who looked upon it; and soon the gloomy house was bright with happy hearts
, that learned of the gentle child to bear poverty and grief as she had done, to forgive those who brought care and wrong to them, and to seek for happiness in humble deeds of charity and love.
Ever are there but few of those whose hearts
have persistent courage and exuberance; and in such remaineth also the spirit patient.
And she walked behind, distressed in her dear heart
, with her head veiled and wearing a dark cloak which waved about the slender feet of the goddess.
She had not forgotten one word of the directions given to her by Cornelius, whose speeches she treasured in her heart
, even when they did not take the shape of directions.
In the greatest perplexity, he now came out of the last heart
in the row; he was unable to put his thoughts in order, and fancied that his too lively imagination had run away with him.
Twas sunset: when the sun will part There comes a sullenness of heart
To him who still would look upon The glory of the summer sun.
When aching heart
was a little comforted, troubled mind likewise found help, for one day she went to the study, and leaning over the good gray head lifted to welcome her with a tranquil smile, she said very humbly, "Father, talk to me as you did to Beth.
I had now no heart
, so that I lost all my love for the Munchkin girl, and did not care whether I married her or not.
As I write I hear in the still house the running of little feet, a fairy patter sweet and terrible to the heart
began the priest in that voice, clear, not grandiloquent but mild, in which only the Slav clergy read and which acts so irresistibly on a Russian heart
What I marvel at is, that I know it to be as sure as that it is now day, that Durandarte ended his life in my arms, and that, after his death, I took out his heart
with my own hands; and indeed it must have weighed more than two pounds, for, according to naturalists, he who has a large heart
is more largely endowed with valour than he who has a small one.