Sunday on shipboard is a good day for reflections and heart-searchings.
How much, after all, should he tell her of the heart-searchings of these wretched weeks?
All toil, all trouble, all heart-burnings, heart-searchings and sorrow were over.
These are the heart-searchings of "a creature moving about in worlds not realized."
The consequence of these heart-searchings was that he would increase his efforts, and try to squeeze more work into the day.
Little she guesses how often, and with what heart-searchings and spirit-sinkings, he has put that question to himself.
Could a man suffer from passion, heart-searchings, or misgivings, and remain a gentleman?