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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hearken.


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  • I just heard a rumour Neil worked in animation bg painting years ago for disney; will have to ask Betty next time I see her; and I will mention that it was a treat to see his name hearkened to on a blog with such fine painting.

    Stripper and Porn Star

  • I would not believe he had therein hearkened to my voice; I could not say that he had saved with his right hand and answered me (Ps. lx.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • Barry Sternlicht, on a Friday conference call hearkened back to near 20% returns on residential mortgages in 2009-three times the gains the managers had expected.

  • -- a corner store called Liquorama, whose very name hearkened to the gleeful sort of Bacchanalia that once took place here.

  • The trench-warfare conditions hearkened to World War I, but a modern aresenal made the fighting more deadly.

    Burial for a King

  • The music Hot 8 performed that day hearkened back to the social aid and pleasure clubs, said Pete, where a well-dressed band led a parade down the street, forming the “first line,” while onlookers joined them to form the “second line” with strutting, jumping and high-stepping underneath their decorated parasols as they blew whistles and waved feathered fans.

    Archive 2010-08-01

  • Three-and-a-half years ago when the same order slowing occurred it hearkened what turned into a whale of a downturn, a familiar saga to watchers of this boom-bust industry often driven just by periodic inventory swings exacerbated by the subprime debt and financial crises.

    Smartphones, Tablets Put A Bid Under Intel, T.I., Linear Tech, Analog Devices

  • Yet his gauze-lensed view of his country hearkened back to an earlier age — to the tranquility of his childhood in Middle America.

    Obama aspires to a transformational presidency

  • The four-hour, fifteen-minute Sunday night marathon hearkened back to the great Yankees-Red Sox battles of 2003 and 2004, before the Red Sox took the upper hand and won their two World Series, and before the Yankees bounced back to claim the crown of the better team in the past two seasons.

    Sox Beat Yankees in 10th Inning

  • Obama himself rightly hearkened back to "the sense of unity that prevailed on 9/11," and declared that the bin Laden mission was "a testament to the greatness of our country and the determination of the American people."

    Arianna Huffington: The Bin Laden Bounce: How Will Obama Use This Moment of Unexpected Unity?


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