bottom of (one's) heart

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bottom of (one's) heart

An expression of sincerity, usually appearing in the phrase, "from the bottom of my heart." I truly mean what I said! From the bottom of my heart! I think she really does love him—from the bottom of her heart.
See also: bottom, heart, of
References in classic literature ?
And in spite of the complete, as he supposed, contempt and indifference he now felt for his wife, at the bottom of his heart, Alexey Alexandrovitch still had one feeling left in regard to her--a disinclination to see her free to throw in her lot with Vronsky, so that her crime would be to her advantage.
He did not acknowledge this feeling, but at the bottom of his heart he longed for her to suffer for having destroyed his peace of mind--his honor.
said Fagin, cursing his dear young friend's greediness from the very bottom of his heart.
asked Milady, seizing both his hands, and endeavoring to read with her eyes to the bottom of his heart.
The next moment the very planks of the scaffold creaked with the weight of an advancing procession, and the eager faces of the spectators confirmed what a last hope at the bottom of his heart had prevented him till then believing.
At the bottom of his heart, notwithstanding everything, he felt that a strange, desperate thirst for that vile woman would always linger.
Zafar said that he was very flattered and never expected to be given this title, asserting that he would like to thank all those who voted for him from the bottom of his heart.
The Pope who reiterated that his recent visit left strong impressions with him added that he would continue to pray from the bottom of his heart for the Lebanese He thanked the president for letting him see various Muslim leaders, Maronite youth at Bkirki and heads of the Oriental Christian Churches.