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Therefore hearken they to the preachers of death, and themselves preach backworlds.
Hearken rather, my brethren, to the voice of the healthy body; it is a more upright and pure voice.
Hearken not to the unnatural voice which tells you that the people of America, knit together as they are by so many cords of affection, can no longer live together as members of the same family; can no longer continue the mutual guardians of their mutual happiness; can no longer be fellow citizens of one great, respectable, and flourishing empire.
However, it all came to this, that I was to come to church as oft as ever I could, and bring my prayer-book with me, an' read up all the sponsers after the clerk, an' stand, an' kneel, an' sit, an' do all as I should, and take the Lord's Supper at every opportunity, an' hearken his sermons, and Maister Bligh's, an' it 'ud be all right: if I went on doing my duty, I should get a blessing at last.
I hearkened and hearkened the ministers, and read an' read at my prayer-book; but it was all like sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal: the sermons I couldn't understand, an' th' prayer-book only served to show me how wicked I was, that I could read such good words an' never be no better for it, and oftens feel it a sore labour an' a heavy task beside, instead of a blessing and a privilege as all good Christians does.
That soul will hate the ev'ning mist, So often lovely, and will list To the sound of the coming darkness (known To those whose spirits hearken) as one Who, in a dream of night, would fly But cannot from a danger nigh.
'Hearken, hearken, shoo's cursing on 'em!' muttered Joseph, towards whom I had been steering.
The general that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, will conquer: let such a one be retained in command!
They hearken back to the yard's rich history as an important center of shipbuilding, where boats were built in an assembly line fashion and would be escorted via the track system to various buildings that housed different stages of the construction process.
When the connection to the earth is achieved, the characters discussed here hearken back to the religion and culture which was denied them for centuries.
These are whiskey-fueled southern-guitar scorchers and juke-joint jump and jives that both hearken back to rock's earliest days and yet sound fresh and contemporary, all the while making lines like "Let's kiss and make up" sound somehow less than innocent.
WE tend to think of masculinity as dark, A man should be a cardboard cut-out of some shadowy saint, He never should say things like, "Hearken to the lark" He ought to stick with words like, 'carpet', 'motorbike' and 'paint.'.