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bleeding heart:

see fumitoryfumitory,
common name for some members of the Fumariaceae, a family of herbs native to much of the Old World, especially temperate Eurasia. The family is closely related to (and sometimes classified with) the poppies.
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This report describes an outbreak of acute pulmonary sarcocystosis in different species of captive psittacine birds and in a Luzon bleeding-heart pigeon (Gallicolumba luzonica) in a zoologic collection in Brazil.
I am not a bleeding-heart `bunny hugger' but cannot, for the life, of me imagine the likes of Phillip Hobbs, Nicky Henderson, Josh Gifford or any of the sport's other true gentlemen wishing to put lives - horses' or jockeys' - in danger just so their horses could win a race, no matter how big.
Recently The Weekly Standard revisited Baghdad's 1998 WMD mea culpa - complete with a laundry list of the frightening weapons that the Press and bleeding-heart liberals continue to suggest were a figment of the Blair government and Bush administration's imagination.
It was too bleeding-heart personal, more satisfying for his volunteers than it was in achieving solutions.
When is New Labour going to listen to the voice of the real people here and stop bowing down to the orders of do-gooders and bleeding-heart liberals?
Goldheart Bleeding-heart--Dicentra spectablis Goldheart has the same habit as the old-fashioned pink bleeding-heart, with superb lush golden yellow foliage.
A nicely observed portrait of a preteen Amsterdam girl, whose unstable personal life contrasts with her incipiently adult, pragmatic demeanor, "Desi" forgoes the usual bleeding-heart treatise on dysfunctional families to show how strangely resilient and self-reliant kids can be.
Intimacy resonates through the atmospheric and layered arrangements, the bleeding-heart, image-laden lyrics, and the syncopated and ambitious rhythms.