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the fullness of one's (or the) heart

Definition of the fullness of one's or the heart in English:

literary Overwhelming emotion: out of the fullness of our hearts, praise flows out to God
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  • What they wished rather was that he should speak out of the fulness of his heart and there leave the matter.
  • John Stich, half crazy with joy, was tossing his cap in the air, and in the fulness of his heart was stealing a few kisses from Mistress Betty's pretty mouth.
  • With each movement he allows the fullness of the heart to be expressed while continuing to hold that movement in the context of his soul's love of truth.
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