Poor heart

an exclamation of pity.

See also: Heart

References in classic literature ?
I am unable to think that to-morrow, and after to-morrow, I shall see you no more; I cannot think that I am going to end my sad days at a distance from Paris; that the lips of an old man, of an unknown, should touch that hand which you hold within yours; no, in truth, I cannot think of all that, my dear sire, without having my poor heart burst with despair.
The time is come, my child; let me pray over thee -- not FOR thee, dear abused poor heart and innocent, but for them that be guilty of thy ruin and death, who need it more.
cried the agonized girl, turning passionately upon her parent as if her poor heart would break.
Ogg's; anxiety about Stephen, Lucy, Philip, beat on her poor heart in a hard, driving, ceaseless storm of mingled love, remorse, and pity.
You have been in every line I have ever read, since I first came here, the rough common boy whose poor heart you wounded even then.
He is so pure and poetic that my relations with him, transient as they were, have been one of the sweetest comforts to my poor heart, which has already suffered so much.
Now that I have seen this mighty tree, vigorous with its four hundred years, I feel a desire to believe the legend for ITS sake; so I will humor the desire, and consider that the tree really watches over those poor hearts and feels a sort of human tenderness for them.
Salt is also linked to obesity, which also goes hand in hand with poor heart health.
About 57 per cent of them were poor heart patients,' officials said.
According to Dr Cassidy, it isn't entirely clear what the link between the painkillers and poor heart and metabolic health is - but the strong association should be a cause for concern among medics.
A large US study identified seven diet factors often linked to poor heart health:'
Poor heart rate recovery can indicate dysfunction in the heart's autonomic nervous system, and increased fat around the heart can be a precursor of a number of cardiometabolic and cardiovascular diseases.