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- n. Plural form of hearkener.
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Every waggon or barrel or chance provision case had been converted into a pulpit, each with its own orator and little knot of eager hearkeners.
"He need not gloom and look at me; hearkeners never hear good of themselves," Nelly thought, with passionate vehemence; but her sparkling eyes fell slowly, and her proud panting heart quailed with a long throb.
The reason why much earnest Christian teaching is vain is the indifference and non-expectant attitude of the hearers, who are not hearkeners.
They say that hearkeners hear ill tales of themselves -- by my saul, my very ears are tingling wi 'that auld sorrow Sir Mungo's sarcasms.
They say that hearkeners hear ill tales of themselves — by my saul, my very ears are tingling wi’ that auld sorrow Sir