Light of heart

gay, cheerful.

See also: Light

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
If she could have believed Mary's future fate as unconnected with Mansfield as she was determined the brother's should be, if she could have hoped her return thither to be as distant as she was much inclined to think his, she would have been light of heart indeed; but the more she recollected and observed, the more deeply was she convinced that everything was now in a fairer train for Miss Crawford's marrying Edmund than it had ever been before.
Free and happy, back in the old house in Soho (though it had nothing in it like the real house), unaccountably released and light of heart, he was with Lucie again, and she told him it was all a dream, and he had never gone away.
- Arthur is himself again, as lusty and reckless, as light of heart and head as ever, and as restless and hard to amuse as a spoilt child, and almost as full of mischief too, especially when wet weather keeps him within doors.
To some of the best-looking of these good people Henrietta was consigned, for, though partially revived, she was quite helpless; and in this manner, Anne walking by her side, and Charles attending to his wife, they set forward, treading back with feelings unutterable, the ground, which so lately, so very lately, and so light of heart, they had passed along.
Oh, what a glorious riddance!" And, after a little thought, he negotiated the slope into Windy Corner, light of heart. The house was again as it ought to be--cut off forever from Cecil's pretentious world.
Uncle Scrooge had imperceptibly become so gay and light of heart, that he would have pledged the unconscious company in return, and thanked them in an inaudible speech, if the Ghost had given him time.
THE Light of Heart, written by an eminent Welsh dramatist, is being revived in the theatre named after the author.
THE Celtic Festival at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold, has got off to the best possible start with a 75th anniversary production of Emlyn Williams' play The Light of Heart.
Some people have dismissed the giant canvases as gaudy, but if you want to step out into the fresh air feeling light of heart and uplifted of spirit, then this is possibly the best way to spend 90 minutes this spring.
The Spirit then takes Scrooge to observe Scrooge's nephew's party, one that causes "Uncle Scrooge" to become "so gay and light of heart, that if permitted he would have pledged the unconscious company in return, and thanked them in an inaudible speech."