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 Hearse (1 syl.)Heart. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Heart.
 
A variety of the word core. (Latin, cord’, the heart; Greek, kard’; Sanskrit, herd’; Anglo-Saxon, heorte.)   1
   Heart (in Christian art), the attribute of St. There’sa.   2
   The flaming heart (in Christian art), the symbol of charity. An attribute of St. Augustine, denoting the fervency of his devotion. The heart of the Saviour is frequently so represented.   3
 


 Hearse (1 syl.)Heart. 

 
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