(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 ?
As Adam was a-working outside of Eden-Wall, He used the Earth, he used the Seas, he used the Air and all; And out of black disaster He arose to be the master Of Earth and Water, Air and Fire, But never reached his heart's desire!(The Apple Tree's cut down!)
I am sure he is an excellent person, and I hope Jove will grant him his heart's desire."
"By the breast of Issus, thou shalt, nor shall any other come between Astok, Prince of Dusar, and his heart's desire. Tell me that there is another, and I shall cut out his foul heart and fling it to the wild calots of the dead sea-bottoms!"
KEN decides to follow his heart's desire, which turns out to be Audrey.
Instead, when he comes in for a trim, the hairdresser simply enthuses to the pensioner about the importance of following his heart's desire.
But instead he found his heart's desire the good old fashioned way - in the pub.
Katia Pellegrino as Leonora his heart's desire, Veronica Simeoni as Azucena and David Kempster - valiantly battling bronchitis to sing the villainous Count di Luna, all played their parts to perfection.
In order to attain his heart's desire he goes off to market to buy goods for his family.
It's a tale of a man caught between his heart's desire and the demands of his conservative Georgian family, who pressure him into an arranged marriage.
Johnson, certified consumer jerk, achieves (if only for a while) the objects of his heart's desire. He finally becomes a bum on Skid Row, true, but a bum who at least can try it all over again.
Stanley as The Mask has superhuman strength and speed and even has the courage to chat up his heart's desire, Tina Carlyle.