In his brain, though never in his heart, he harks back to his wolf ancestors.
This is almost a lost art, and harks back to the pre-string days.
That very modern cry of "equality of opportunity" harks back to Plato.
True, he harks back to Theophrastus in matters of style and technique.
Since in every case it harks back to the past, it cannot be of much help to us in understanding this puzzling influence.
After a pause recurs the phrase that harks from mediaeval romance, now in a stirring ascent of close chasing voices.
For on Derby Day, Louisville harks back to a custom as old as itself, and frankly looks its loveliest.
His mind, distraught with business cares, harks back to his home—with pleasure?
One harks back to the time of William Wheelwright, who may be called the father of railways in Argentina.
Bernard harks back to a line of moral crooks, kept out of jail by legal see-saw.
late 12c., from Old English *heorcian, perhaps an intensive form from base of hieran (see hear). Cf. talk/tale. Cognate with Old Frisian harkia "listen," Middle Dutch horken, Old High German horechon, German horchen. To hark back (1829) originally referred to hounds returning along a track when the scent has been lost, till they find it again. Related: Harked; harking.