verb (used with or without object)
- hark back,
- harlan, john marshall
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of hearken
Examples from the Web for harken
He is said to harken back to a better time, when senators put party aside yadda yadda.
Or will it harken back to its true, indie roots-to a time when only the cool kids knew who Parker Posey and Chloe Sevigny were?Sundance 2011: Indie Mecca or Hollywood Extravaganza?|Nicole LaPorte|January 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Of the two wells Harken drilled in Bahrain, both came up dry.
Bush sold the Harken stock so he could buy a small percentage—just 1.8 percent—of the Texas Rangers baseball team.
Harken thou heuen, & thou earth gyve eare: for the Lorde speaketh.Lectures on Bible Revision|Samuel Newth
Now harken and obey, for only I am the true goddess, and I give you one chance to save yourselves from doom!Jewels of Gwahlur|Robert E. Howard
Oh, then harken you well!Lend your hearts to our spell,Let the tide of the years backward roll.Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People|Constance D'Arcy Mackay
He would die, but asserting himself, killing the woman, destroying his idol when it would not harken to his entreaties!The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
Would Little Wanderobo Dog, reclaimed from the swamp, harken to the call of the blood and join the band of his own kind?In Africa|John T. McCutcheon