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 Heart-breaker (A).Heart-whole. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Heart-rending.
 
Very pathetic. “Qui déchire le cœur;” the heart as the seat of the affections.   1
 


 Heart-breaker (A).Heart-whole. 

 
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