cockles of (one's) heart

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cockles of (one's) heart

The deepest part of oneself. Often used in the phrase "warmed the cockles of (one's) heart." Thank you so much—your kind words really warmed the cockles of my heart.
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cockles of (one's) heart

One's innermost feelings: The valentine warmed the cockles of my heart.
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So now, more than ever, we need TV that can lift our spirits and warm the cockles of our hearts.
Front Row: Louisa Lytton and Tina Hobley MIGHT AS WELL JUMP Our heads-up on the must-see shows It's back to the snow as celebs learn to do all sorts of exciting wintery sports, says Claire Murphy Hoping to warm the cockles of our hearts on long winter nights, a new batch of sports people, soap actors and reality stars are in training for a new series of The Jump (Sunday, C4, 7.
AT last a winter's tale to warm the cockles of our hearts.
Naturally, Christmas is synonymous with light, and there is nothing guaranteed to warm the cockles of our hearts more than the sight of twinkling bulbs adorning our homes.
Cynics will say that Racing For Change will have to become Racing For Climate Change before a deep autumn finale warms any part of us let alone the cockles of our hearts.
And as the menswear show in Milan rounds up, the sight of some covetous manbags on the catwalks is already warming the very cockles of our hearts.
We have had up to 10ft total in snow this winter, with about a month left of possible snow weather, but Saturday sure warmed the cockles of our hearts.
No, there's probably more chance of Jimmy McGovern writing a gentle comedywhichwarms the cockles of our hearts than there is of Sky toning things down.
Midsomer Murders: As the cold nights draw in, thereOs nothing quite like mass murder in Middle England to warm the cockles of our hearts.
When we say something warms the cockles of our hearts, where does the saying come from?
The truth is we can cook really well if we try and there is nothing like great British food to warm the cockles of our hearts.
Last year we had the Blue Planet to warm the cockles of our hearts and minds, so this new 10-parter, presented by the ever-dependable David Attenborough, will have to be absolutely incredible to beat its predecessor in my humble opinion.
Rather than warm the cockles of our hearts, Ballet Theatre Pennsylvania tried to awe us with the Broadway style of its extravaganza, Dracula.
An odd combination for the soup and it was difficult to know what the courgette was there for such was the dominant flavour of the mushrooms - but it still warmed the cockles of our hearts.