To hark back

Related to To hark back: harken back, hearken back
to go back for a fresh start, as when one has wandered from his direct course, or made a digression.

See also: Hark

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If you're looking for a new perspective on how people live, and long to hark back to your childhood days (when a tree house was the place you most wanted to live), then this fun and informative read is well worth branching out for.
The idea is to hark back to the days when all Britain's TV shows were transmitted live from Alexandra Palace.
Lord Kinnock hit back at the party's former chief spin doctor, after having been accused of wanting to hark back to a previous age in his support for Ed Miliband's party leadership bid.
Nevertheless some of the rhythms are dated and the attempt to hark back to the Wild West grates very quickly.
The design is intended to hark back to the romantic era of flying in the 1930s and '40s when, as in Casablanca, travel was glamorous and exciting.