• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Heart-service sincere devotion, as opposed to Eye-service
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. heorte; Dut. hart, Ger. herz; cog. with L. cor, cordis, Gr. kardia.


In literature:

Neither of these two younger boys had any idea how utterly Hal Overton had set his heart on entering the service, nor why.
"Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks" by H. Irving Hancock
If I know my own heart, I make these sacrifices with a disinterested view to the service of my country.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. XI" by Various
This class of allegory is of great service, and tends to comfort the heart when you consider the contrast in the ultimate outcome.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Of course you didn't find the money on her, but you have broke her heart, and she 'ave left your service.
"Good Luck" by L. T. Meade
He was poor in purse and wounded in heart for his service in Ireland, from which he returned at last, losing everything but honour.
"Penshurst Castle" by Emma Marshall
When Hope dies in the heart, all its poor relations refuse to remain for the funeral services.
"Oklahoma Sunshine" by Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
Yet no; surely it was a blessed thing to know of a ready and willing heart, even if its services could not avail one!
"Cleo The Magnificent" by Louis Zangwill
My dear sir, my entire vocabulary is at your service in an affair of the heart.
"The Bondwoman" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Wherefore, if you will be a child of God, purpose in your heart to render such service as Christ Himself bids you.
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther
How to make service the Universal Heart's Desire?
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers

In poetry:

The heart and service to you proffer'd
With right good will full honestly,
Refuse it not, since it is offer'd,
But take it to you gentlely.
"The Heart and Service" by Thomas Wyatt
Heart-love to men I'm call'd t' impart,
Yet God still calls for all my heart.
I do him and his service both
By nature love, by nature lothe.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
And we, whose burden is to watch and wait,—
High-hearted ever, strong in faith and prayer,—
We ask what offering we may consecrate,
What humble service share.
"Pro Patria" by Sir Owen Seaman
My heart is like water poured upon the ground:
I have come alone to the place of surrender.
To thee, to thee only will I give up my sword:
The sword which was broken in thy service.
"A Psalm Of Surrender" by Henry Van Dyke
Somewhere I see my sword has done good service,
Some one I killed, who, smiling, used your name,
But in what country? Nay, I have forgotten,
All thought is shrivelled in my heart's hot flame.
""Lost Delight"" by Laurence Hope
Let Jack and his brother, who fight for us, find
They serve under true-hearted men,
As officers strict, but as gentlemen kind,
And so to each Service good treatment shall bind
Our champions most heartily then!
"A Dozen Ballads About White Slavery. IX. Our National Defenders" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

Funeral services for Mary Louise Preston, 90, of Huntsville will be at 11:30 am Friday, Dec 14, 2012, at Sacred Heart Monastery, Father John O'Donnell officiating, with interment in Sacred Heart Monastery Cemetery.
CULLMAN — Recently elected officers of the Altar Society of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Cullman, prepare to lead their organization as the members start in their 100th year of service and ministry.
Enlarge Buy This Photo Sylvania teacher and service member Walt Connolly prepares a slideshow about Purple Heart recipient Army Spec.
A complete Army Service Uniform with corporal chevrons and a Purple Heart, is displayed next to Cpl.
How streaming music services are beginning to win the battle for the hearts and minds (not to mention wallets) of music fans.
Heart of Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, is expanding its volunteer child advocacy services to Callaway County.
PLATTSBURGH — The CVPH Cardiac Rehabilitation program has received official accolades for the services it provides to the region's heart patients.
Lake City — Saturday, Dec 1, 155 Riders with Caring Hearts conducted its first toy ride to benefit the Christian Service Center of Columbia County.
Heart of Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA , is expanding its volunteer child advocacy services to Callaway County.
The uninsured are less likely than those with insurance to receive services for major health conditions , including traumatic injuries, heart attacks, pregnancy, and chronic diseases.
Harford County sheriff's Sgt Ian Loughran, 43, unknowingly suffered symptoms of a heart attack Wednesday during funeral services for Cpl .
Temple Anderson has a special place in her heart for mans best friend after her experience with a service dog that helped her son during violent seizures.
Officials with the Heart of Illinois United Way say they are cautiously optimistic they'll raise money they need to support 80 human service programs throughout the area.
WEST HARTFORD – There will be no services for Dwight "Cy" Houghton , who passed away on July 23 after a long battle with heart disease.
These vintage American Heart Association public service announcements are the gift that keeps on giving.

In science:

But before long, it was realized that economic issues are at the heart of the congestion control problem. A network provides service to many at the same time, and congestion is caused by excessive demand by many.
Exploring Network Economics