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cor cor (ŏ, e. g. Ov. Tr. 5, 8, 28; id. P. 1, 3, 32), cordis (gen. plur. cordium, Vulg. Jer. 4, 4, and 1 Cor. 4, 5; acc. to Fragm. Bob. Nom. et Pron. p. 132, also cordum, but without example), n. kindr. with Sanscr. hrid; Gr. καρδία ; Germ. Herz; Engl. heart, the heart (very freq. in all periods and species of composition). Lit., the heart, as the chief source of the circulation of the blood, and so of life, Cels. 4, 1; cf. Plin. 11, 37, 69. §§ 181 and 182: cor tineosum, opinor, habeo, Plaut. Cas. 2, 6, 62: num igitur censes, ullum animal, quod sanguinem habeat, sine corde esse posse? Cic. Div. 1, 52, 119: cordis globus aut oculi, Lucr. 4, 119 et saep.

Also for the Greek καρδία, the cardiac extremity of the stomach, Lucr. 6, 1150; Hor. S. 2, 3, 28; cf. id. ib. 2, 3, 161.

Meton. (pars pro toto; cf. caput, II.), a person: lecti juvenes, fortissima corda, Verg. A. 5, 729: aspera, id. ib. 10, 87.—Of animals: canum, Lucr. 5, 864.—A term of endearment, Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 154 (cf. corculum).

Trop. The heart, as the seat of feeling, emotion, etc., heart, soul, feeling (poet.): videas corde amare inter se, from the heart, cordially, Plaut. Capt. 2, 3, 60: aliquem amare corde atque animo suo, id. Truc. 1, 2, 75: facinus magnum timido cordi credere, id. Ps. 2, 1, 3: neque meo Cordi quomquam esse cariorem hoc Phaedriā, Ter. Eun. 1, 2, 121: corde tremit, Hor. C. 1, 23, 8: cura ex corde excessit, Ter. Hec. 3, 2, 12: cor meum spes laudis percussit, Lucr. 1, 922: spectantis tangere querelā, Hor. A. P. 98: nequeunt expleri corda tuendo Terribilis oculos, Verg. A. 8, 265; cf. id. ib. 9, 55: curis acuere mortalia corda, id. G. 1, 123; 1, 330; id. A. 1, 302.

Cordi est alicui, it lies at one's heart, it pleases, is pleasing, agreeable, or dear: quod tibi magnopere cordi est, mihi vehementer displicet, Lucil. ap. Non. p. 88, 32; 89, 1: utut erga me est meritus, mihi cordi est tamen, Plaut. Cist. 1, 1, 110; Ter. And. 2, 1, 28: uterque utriquest cordi, id. Phorm. 5, 3, 17: idque eo mihi magis est cordi, quod, etc., Cic. Lael. 4, 15; id. Quint. 30, 93; id. Or. 16, 53; Liv. 1, 39, 4; 8, 7, 6; Hor. C. 1, 17, 14 al.; Cato ap. Macr. S. 3, 5 fin.—With inf.: facere aliquid, Plaut. Most. 1, 4, 10: exstinguere vestigia urbis, etc., Liv. 28, 20, 7: subigi nos, id. 9, 1, 4 al.

Cordi habere aliquid, to have at heart, to lay great stress upon, to value (post-class.), Gell. 2, 29, 20; 17, 19, 6; 18, 7, 3.

Acc. to the ancients (cf. Cic. Tusc. 1, 9, 18) as the seat of wisdom, understanding, heart, mind, judgment, etc. (most freq. in ante-class. poets): quem (Hannibalem) esse meum cor Suasorem summum et studiosum robore belli, Enn. ap. Gell. 7, 2, 9 (Ann. 374 Vahl.): Ego atque in meo corde, si est quod mihi cor, Eam rem volutavi, Plaut. Most. 1, 2, 3 dub. (bracketed by Ritschl): quantum ego nunc corde conspicio meo, id. Ps. 3, 1, 3: quicquam sapere corde, id. Mil. 2, 3, 65; Ter. Phorm. 2, 2, 7; Lucr. 1, 737; 5, 1107: nec enim sequitur, ut cui cor sapiat, ei non sapiat palatus, Cic. Fin. 2, 8, 24 Madv.; cf. id. ib. 2, 28, 91: stupor cordis, id. Phil. 3, 6, 16: cor Zenodoti, Fur. Bib. ap. Suet. Gram. 11; cf.: cor Enni, Pers. 6, 10; cf., in a play on the meaning, I. A.: si pecudi cor defuisset, Caes. ap. Suet. Caes. 77 fin.