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light heart

see under heavy heart
The American HeritageĀ® Idioms Dictionary
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  • So I went away with a light heart, and forthwith made preparation for the execution of the object which had brought me to Spain.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
  • So Malcolm started south at a stretch gallop with a light heart.

    Labrador Days Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • I set to work with a light heart, but later on paid dearly for my ignorance in bitter, bitter disappointment and impotent regrets.

  • "This is splendid," thought Charming, and he started on his travels with a light heart.

    Happy Days Alan Alexander Milne
  • People go to throw away hundreds of thousands of lives 'with a light heart.'

    Sunrise William Black
  • She went about the duties of her household with a light heart.

  • It was not with a light heart that I was going to this interview.

    Annouchka Ivan Sergheievitch Turgenef
  • I made Paulettesit down and questioned her with a light heart.

  • Captain Enos had a favoring wind and a light heart, for he was glad to know that their little maid had not been to blame.

  • Something that will send you to Washington with a light heart.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln

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