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  • v. Present participle of harken.

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Examples

  • "Inland Empire finds a perfect match in harkening back to the avant-garde aesthetics of Eraserhead and Lynch's student short films at the same time it embraces the director's contemporary explorations of subjective storytelling," writes Daniel Kasman.

    GreenCine Daily: Inland Empire.

  • They are a vestige of an older Republican Party that was genuinely consistent in standing up for individual rights, their very name harkening back to the party of Abraham Lincoln and the fight against slavery.

    "Don't ask, don't tell": don't appeal

  • In the aftermath of Mbeki's fall, his diehards combined with other Zuma doubters to form a new party calling itself the Congress of the People, a hallowed name harkening back to a gathering in 1955, in a place called Kliptown, which drafted the Freedom Charter, the manifesto of a movement that was soon to be banned and driven underground.

    How Mbeki Failed

  • In the aftermath of Mbeki's fall, his diehards combined with other Zuma doubters to form a new party calling itself the Congress of the People, a hallowed name harkening back to a gathering in

    The New York Review of Books

  • If we all love landscapes (?) does that recall our harkening back to the deep past or, as has been noted in a lot of Oriental art, man posed against Nature, indicating our part in it, our smallness in the larger scheme of things ...

    3quarksdaily

  • The Midwest, harkening back to its feisty years of farmer's revolt, steadily elected progressive, Republican champions.

    Robert Slayton: Republican Chances in 2012

  • There were no “conks” or tuxedos to be found with him, harkening to the preceding generations trappings of stardom.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • And a slew of sporty cars are enjoying success by harkening back to their time-honored forerunners.

    In Detroit, the art of hyping auto design

  • There is no longer an investment in being anachronistic, or a public expectation that they ought to be harkening back to a different era of sexual politics.

    Royal Bride's Virginity No Longer An Issue For Brits

  • But today's $150 barrel oil realities imply tariffs of 11%, harkening back to the average tariffs of the 1970s.

    Tom Silva: Made in America?

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