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§5; §49; §85; §169; §196; §205; §231; §288; §325; §404;
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the heart as organ of an animal's body
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  • Gif þín heorte ace ad cardiacos, Lch. iii. 42, l Þǽre heortan þá líflican

    cordis uitalia, t.

    lxxiv, 26.
  • Bán bið funden on heortes heortan,

      Lch. i. 338, 6.
  • Gyf hwá onbútan his heortan oþþe on his breóstum sár þolie, 206. 18 : Gú. 1116 Nim his (

    a badger's)

    lifre . . . and þá heortan æt þínum burhgeatum behele,
      Lch. i. 328, 24.
the heart as seat of life
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  • Mé is heorte and flǽsc hearde geteórad,

      Ps. Th. 72, 21.
  • Deáðes wylm hrán æt heortan, . 5. 2270 : Gen 724.
  • Þé tó heorian grípeð ádl unlíðe, 936.
  • Bídan hwonne of heortan hunger oððe wulf sáwle and sorge somed ábregde, 2276.
  • Ic (

    the baker

    ) heortan mannes gestrangie,
      Coll. M. 28, 35 : Ps. Th. 103, 15.
  • Heáfodiswíma heortan clypte,

      Gen. 1569.
  • Heora heortan onfóð mægene (leofað heorte heara, Ps. Srt.) and libbað á worlda world

    vivet eor eorum in seculum seculi,

    Ps
      Th. 21, 25.
the region of the heart, breast, bosom
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  • Sum heó hire on handum bær, sum hire æt heortan læg,

      Gen. 636.
the heart as seat of feeling, will, intellect, mind
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  • Hwæt getácniað ðá heán hwammas búton unclǽnu and twiefeald mód ? For ðǽm ǽlc wág bið gebiéged twiefeald on ðǽm heale. Suá bið ðæs monnes heorte,

      Past. 245, 14: Ps. Th. 77, 36: 56, 9.
  • Hwæt is se ealdordoom bú an ðæs módes storm, sé simle bið cnyssende dæt scip ðǽre heortan mid ðára geóóhta ýstum,

      Past. 59, 5.
  • Gé tǽlde hyra heortan (heartes,

      L.)
    heard-nesse, for ðám ðe hí ne gelýfdon, Mk. 16, 14.
  • Heortan cræftas,

      Dan.394.
  • Þæt hié weorðeden móde and mægene þone mǽran dæg heortan gehigdum,

      El. 1224: Crl. 747.
  • Mínre heortan hyge,

      Ps. Th. 72, 17 : 85, 13 : 118, 69.
  • His módor geheóld ealle þás word on hyre heortan (hearta,

      L., heorte, R.) smeágende, Lk. 2, 51.
  • Hálig in heortan,

      Gú. 554.
  • Se deófol sǽwð mánfullice geþóhtas intó þæs mannes heortan, Angl. vii. 28, 263, Þám þe mid heortan hycgeað rihte

    his qui recto sunt corde,

      Ps. Th. 72, I : Dan. 491 : 598.
  • Fór se deófol on Iúdas heortan ꝥ hé hine belǽwde,

      Jn. 13, 2 : Hy. 7, 79 : Dan. 570.
  • Hí berað on breóstum heortan clǽne,

      Gú. 771.
  • Eall geþanc manna heortena wæs gewend on yfel,

      Gen. 6, 5.
  • Ic hí lifian hét lustum heortena

    (secundum desideria cordis eorum)

    ,
      Ps. Th. 80, 12. IV a.
  • Wé sceolon gleáwlíce þurhseón ússe hreðercofan heortan eágum,

      Cri. 1329.
  • Anhyld þínre heortan eáre,

      R. Ben. I. 3.
the seat of one's inmost thoughts, one's inmost being, soul
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  • Of þǽre heortan willan se muð spicð,

      Mt. 12, 34.
  • Opene weorðað monna dǽde, ne magon weras heortan geþóhtas fore waldende bemíðan,

      Cri. 1048: 1056: 1039.
  • Bedeáglian hwæt hé dearninga on hyge hogde heortan geþoncum,

      Gú. 1227.
  • His heortan diégemesse hit geopenað, and þæs óðres heortan belocene hit þurhfærþ,

      Bt. 13 ; F. 38, 26.
  • Ná swilce God nyte ǽlces mannes heortan,

      Angl. vii. 50, 496.
intent, will, desire, inclination:
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  • Adame his hyge hwyrfde and his heorte ongann wendan tó hire willan,

      Gen. 716.
  • Selle ðé Dryhten efter heortan ðínre (cf. ðínum willan,

      Ps. Th.), Ps. Srt. 19, 5.
  • Utan ealle ánmódre heortan georne úrum Drihtne cwéman,

      Ll. Th. i. 424, 14.
  • Eallum þám þe his líchoman mid éstfulre heortan séceað,

      Chr. 1023 ; P. 156, 25.
disposition, temperament, character
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  • Ðwerre heortan

    (qui) peruersi cordis (est ),

    Kent
      Gl. 612.
  • For eówer heortan heardnesse hé eów wrát þis bebod, Mk 10, 5.
  • Ic eom bilwite and eádmód on heortan,

      Mt. ii. 29.
  • Oferhýdegum eágum, unsædre heortan, nolde ic mid þǽm men mínne mete ðicgean

    superbo oculo et insatiabili corde, cum hoc simul non edebam,

      Ps. Th. 100, 5.
  • Hé hæfde heortan unhneáweste hringa gedáles,

      Vid. 73.
  • Sumum hé syleð monna milde heortan,

      Crä. 108: Alm. 2.
the seat of the emotions generally
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  • Him mæg beón þe glædre his heorte,
      Angl. viii. 317, 39.
  • Heorte mín áhlyhheð, Ps. Th. 85, ii.
  • Ys mé on hreðre heorte gedréfed, 54, 4: 68, 21: 101, 4.
  • Heorte ys onhǽted, Jud. 87.
  • Þá þióstro þínre heorian (þínre gedréfednesse, Bt. 6 ; F. 14, 30) willað mínre leóhtan láre wiðstondan, Met. 5, 21.
  • Hé heortan sorge wæg, B. 2463.
  • God mæg gehǽlan hygesorge heortan mínre, Cri. 174: GB. 1178.
  • Hé geblissað on his heortan, Ex. 4, 14.
  • Búte him ǽr cume hreáw tó heortan, Met. 18, II
  • Wǽron heaðowylmas heortan getenge, Exod. 148 : Dan. 629 : Ps. Th. 101, 4.
  • Him wæs leóht sefa heortan néh, An. 1254.
  • Hit wyrs ne mæg on þínum hyge hreówan þonne hit mé æt heortan déð, Gen. 826.
  • Þæt wæs torn were hefig æt heortan, 980: Cri. 500: 1494.
  • Is mín mód gehǽled, hyge ymb heortan gerúme, Gen. 759 : 354.
  • He hafað wérige heortan, se. 'an sorhfulne, Sal. 377.
the seat of love or
affection
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  • Þǽr þín goldhord is, þǽr is þín heorte (hearta,

      L., eorta, R.), Mt. 6, 21.
  • Utan God lufian innewerdre heortan,

      Ll. Th. i. 350, 9.
  • Heó cwæð ꝥ heó hine ne nánne habban wolde mid líchoman (lichom-licre, v. l. licre is written above an) heortan (

    with camal affection ?),

      Chr. 1067; P. 201, 19.
the seat of courage
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  • Hige sceal þe heardra, heorte þe cénre, mód sceal þe máre be úre mægen lytlað,

      By. 312: B. 2561.
  • Getrymed is heorte his,

      Ps. Srt. III, 8.
  • Heard heortan geþóht habban,

      Kl. 43.
  • Hé sent on eów forhte heortan,

      Deut. 28, 65.
  • Herd hige þínne, heortan staðola,

      An. 1215.
  • Heardrǽdne hyge, heortan strange,

      Gen. 2348.
  • Hí beóð heortum þý hwærran,

      Rä. 27, 20.
the seat of the intellectual faculties
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  • Eálá dysegan and on heortan læte,

      Lk. 24, 25.
  • Hé áblende hyra eágan and áhyrde hyra heortan, ꝥ hí ne geseón mid hyra eágon and mid hyra heortan ne ongyton,

      Jn. 12, 40.
  • Drihten eów ne sealde undergitende heortan,

      Deut. 29, 4.
the central part of anything
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  • Byð mannes sunu on eorðan heortan þrý dagas and þreó niht,

      Mt. 12, 40.
in phrases with prepositions.
æt heortan in (one's)
inmost thoughts
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  • Heó wuldorcyning herede æt heortan,

      Jul. 239.
in (on) heortan in (one's)
inmost thoughts
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  • Gyf se yfela þeówa þencð on his heortan and cwyð, 'Mín hlafurd uferað his cyme,' Mt. 24, 48: Leás. 6.
  • Abraham hlóh cweðende on his heortan, 'Wenst þú . . . ',

      Gen. 17, 17 : Ps. Th. 52, l (cf. on his móde, 13, l). Hé in
    breóstum þá gít herede in heortan heofonríces weard, An. 52.
  • Ic herge in heortum (-an?) heofonrlces weard, GO. 583. (2 a) on ealre heortan with all (one's) heart :-- Ic andete Drihtne on ealre mínre heortan (

    in toto corde meo),

      Ps. Th. 9, l.
mid . . . heortan with (all) one's heart, with great sincerity or
devotion
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  • Þæt wé mid heortan hǽlo sécen,

      Cri. 752.
  • Fæder and móder freó þú mid heortan,

      Fä. 9.
  • Hé gebǽrð suá geðyldelíce suelce hé hit hæbbe mid ealre heortan forlǽten,

      Past. 225, 18.
  • Gelýfst ðú mid ealre heortan ?,

      Hml. Th. i. 420, 35 Ne
    herede heó hine nó mid wordum ánum, ac mid ealre heortan, Bl. H. 13, 6.
  • Biddað mid inweardre heortan ðysne apostol,

      Hml. Th. i. 68, 8.
  • Ic þe mid ealre innancundre heortan

    (in toto corde meo)

    séce,
      Ps. Th. 118, 10. ¶ Cf.
    the use of the instrumental case :-- Inwerdre heortan biddan, Ll. Th. i. 312, 23.
in the phrase in heortan and heortan
with duplicity
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  • In heortan and heortan spreocende syndun ðá yflan

    in corde et corde locuti sunt mala,

      Ps. Srt. II, 3.
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