(one's) heart's desire

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(one's) heart's desire

Something one very much wants or needs. After my six-month tour in Iraq, my heart's desire is just to see my husband again.
See also: desire

your heart's desire

LITERARY
If someone or something is your heart's desire, you want that person or thing very much. Note: The heart is traditionally regarded as the centre of the emotions. He was extremely dishonest in his efforts to achieve his heart's desire.
See also: desire

your heart's desire

someone or something that is greatly wished for.
See also: desire
References in classic literature ?
And then the fight surged upon us once more and we were separated, but my heart's desire was attained, and it was with renewed vigor and a joyous soul that I laid about me with my long-sword until the last of the green men had had enough and had withdrawn toward their distant sea bottom.
It seemed to me that another's welfare was at least as ardently implored for as my own; nay, even THAT was the principal object of my heart's desire.
When she asked George what way she could best apply it for him, he answered, "Give me an education, Emily; that has always been my heart's desire.
Am I to lose my life's chance and all my heart's desire for someone else?