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1  Frome's heart was beating fast.
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2  His heart reeled with the sweetness of it.
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3  The words were like fragments torn from his heart.
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4  Ethan stood looking at her, his heart in his throat.
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5  It was a shy secret spot, full of the same dumb melancholy that Ethan felt in his heart.
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6  But sometimes the two of them get going at each other, and then Ethan's face'd break your heart.
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7  Ethan's heart was jerking to and fro between two extremities of feeling, but for the moment compassion prevailed.
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8  When supper was over she rose from her seat and pressed her hand to the flat surface over the region of her heart.
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9  She was so small and weak-looking that it wrung his heart; but suddenly she lifted her head and looked straight at him.
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10  It seemed to Ethan that his heart was bound with cords which an unseen hand was tightening with every tick of the clock.
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11  The cutter was going in the direction of the Frome farm, and Ethan's heart contracted as he listened to the dwindling bells.
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12  Mrs. Hale answered simply: "There was nowhere else for her to go;" and my heart tightened at the thought of the hard compulsions of the poor.
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13  The other he tried to slip through hers; but she eluded him nimbly, and Frome's heart, which had swung out over a black void, trembled back to safety.
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14  The sudden heat of his tone made her colour mount again, not with a rush, but gradually, delicately, like the reflection of a thought stealing slowly across her heart.
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15  Once, in the stillness, the call of a bird in a mountain ash was so like her laughter that his heart tightened and then grew large; and all these things made him see that something must be done at once.
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16  It pleased Ethan to have surprised a pair of lovers on the spot where he and Mattie had stood with such a thirst for each other in their hearts; but he felt a pang at the thought that these two need not hide their happiness.
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17  He was a poor man, the husband of a sickly woman, whom his desertion would leave alone and destitute; and even if he had had the heart to desert her he could have done so only by deceiving two kindly people who had pitied him.
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