Say what you will, though, he never tried to tug at our heartstrings by making Marlowe an orphan.
Sometimes I see tabloid stuff online and it tugs at my heartstrings.
The Colonel would have given her his heartstrings if Polly had required them.
I have had no other success that pulled at my heartstrings like that one.
"Ma petite," DeLisle said, with a quiver in his voice that echoed up from heartstrings swept by some spirit hand.
It is only by the heartstrings that men can be led and women alone can lead them.
Close upon the heels of this disappointment came another to tear the heartstrings of the irritated Scotchman.
Accept my little pres. Play on her heartstrings pursestrings too.
The mournful whoo-ooing of the wind outside gripped at her heartstrings.
His heartstrings were out of sight and he was thankful they were.