bare (one's) heart

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bare (one's) heart

To share one's intimate thoughts or feelings with another person. I don't know Adam that well, so I was surprised that he bared his heart to me. There are very few people I would bare my heart to.
See also: bare, heart
References in classic literature ?
That is not the point, Emerencia," replied Altisidora, "it is that I would not that my singing should lay bare my heart, and that I should be thought a light and wanton maiden by those who know not the mighty power of love; but come what may; better a blush on the cheeks than a sore in the heart;" and here a harp softly touched made itself heard.
In a beautifully written passage, Kappus writes, "I found myself writing a covering letter in which I unreservedly laid bare my heart as never before and never since to any second human being," and concludes the introduction by writing, "Only the ten letters are important that follow here, important for an understanding of the world in which Rainer Maria Rilke lived and worked, and important too for many growing and evolving spirits of today and tomorrow.