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540 examples of hearkened in sentences

" They believed they had hearkened well to the counsel that bade them "travel light."

There are women there like Alison Steel, and there are men there like yourself before you hearkened to the devil.

" Now as she hearkened, the Duchess Helen grew angry, yet straightway, she dissembled, looking upon him 'neath drooping lashes.

"Alas!" cried the friar, wringing his hands, "what news is this?" "O good friar," sobbed the woman, "my lord's hand hath been so heavy upon us of lateso heavy: and there came messengers from Thrasfordham in Bourne bidding us thither with fair promises:and my father, being head of our village, hearkened to them and we made ready to cross into Bourne.

And ever Beltane hearkened to these fell sounds, staring blindly into the gloom, and ever the new Beltane grew the stronger within him.

Then went Beltane and signalled to the others; so, one by one, they followed him up through the opening into that same gloomy chamber where he had lain in bonds and hearkened to wails of torment; but now the place was bare and empty and the door stood ajar.

Then, while all eyes beheld and all ears hearkened, Beltane spake him, plain and to the point, as was his custom: "Behold now, men of Belsaye, these our enemies do cry us mercy, and shall we not bestow it?

All of the which cometh of possessing a tongue as ready as my wit, Rogerkin!" Now as he hearkened, Roger's frown grew blacker and his powerful hand clenched upon the bridle.

So Abdulla hearkened to the spirit's will and buried the pledge of his wife's recovery in a new earthen pot just at the spot where the four roads meet near his house

But the twice-born hearkened not to his words; whereas the God waxing wroth determined to create new Brahmans who would not turn a deaf ear to his counsel.

So they dwelt for many a day, waxing by the favour of God both numerous and learned, until by ill-hap they hearkened into evil counsel and called upon the God without just reason.

The young priest had hearkened to the crone's discourse with an expression of the most exquisite distress.

Countless times had he watched them and mused and hearkened to the message which, as with a still voice, infinitely calming, travelled to him across the limitless vastitude of the universe.

Then he opened the fingers slowly; a hard smile made his mouth ugly and left it cruel; the fingers had hearkened to a superb will, and gave no greater hint of trembling than did the nigged hole of the giant cedar under which he stood.

A modest and friendly style doth suit truth; it, like its author, doth usually reside (not in the rumbling wind, nor in the shaking earthquake, nor in the raging fire, but) in the small still voice; sounding in this, it is most audible, most penetrant, and most effectual; thus propounded, it is willingly hearkened to: for men have no aversion from hearing those who seem to love them, and wish them well.

"Yea, and when I have hearkened carefully, the words seemed cold and lifeless, and intended for another and a lesser grief than mine.

" Saying which, Bellew turned from the window, and took up a certain bulging, be-strapped portmanteau, while the Black-bird, (having, evidently, hearkened to his request with much grave attention), fell a singing more gloriously than ever.

She hearkened also to his deep discourse, and gave good heed, when he illustrated the meaning of the tunes he loved to play.

And then the twelve reiterated severally that that was their verdict and that they hearkened unto it as it stood recorded and that they were entirely satisfied with it.

So when the barons hearkened to his words they went their way to Vortimer.

The warders on the towers hearkened to his speech, so that they drew him up by cords upon the wall.

And, on the other side, I have heard but an ordinary saying proceeding from a fine suit and a good lusty title of honour, highly admired; which would not possibly have been hearkened to, had it been uttered by a meaner person: yet, by all means, because it was a fancy of His Worship's, it must be counted high!

He hearkened however to new proposals of peace; and was satisfied to stipulate with them, that they would settle somewhere in England

In this extremity, Ethelred, to whom historians give the epithet of the UNREADY, instead of rousing his people to defend with courage their honour and their property, hearkened to the advice of Siricius, Archbishop of Canterbury, which was seconded by many of the degenerate nobility; and paying the enemy the sum of ten thousand pounds, he bribed them to depart the kingdom.

The two armies lay in sight of each other for some days without coming to action; and both princes, being apprehensive of the event, which would probably be decisive, hearkened the more willingly to the counsels of Anselm and the other great men, who mediated an accommodation between them.

The spirit and eloquence of Richard made such impression on the German princes, that they exclaimed loudly against the conduct of the emperor; the pope threatened him with excommunication; and Henry, who had hearkened to the proposals of the King of France and Prince John, found that it would be impracticable for him to execute his and their base purposes, or to detain the King of England any longer in captivity.

All of them hearkened to their harangue without attempting to make any contradiction; yet none of them said that they believed and would become Christians.

Indeed, if anything shall be thought revelation which is contrary to the plain principles of reason, and the evident knowledge the mind has of its own clear and distinct ideas; there reason must be hearkened to, as to a matter within its province.

Revelation in Matters where Reason cannot judge, or but probably, ought to be hearkened to.

In Matters where Reason can afford certain Knowledge, that is to be hearkened to.

I hearkened to the summons.

' So ran Medea's rhythmic utterance, and motionless in silence the godlike heroes bowed their heads as they hearkened to the counsels of wisdom.

" Nam-Bok was perplexed, but hearkened to the voice of the head man.

There was a something of difference: a shade of coarseness in the voice, perhaps; a tendency to force the tone, as we say of human singers,a something, at all events, and the longer I hearkened, the more confident I felt that the bird was a thrasher.

I hearkened and believed.

Ah, if it was eager love that hearkened, it was thoughtful love that spoke!

For, Lady, thou dost know I ne'er did tire Of thy sweet sacraments and ritual; In morning meadows I have knelt to thee, In noontide woodlands hearkened hushedly Thy heart's warm beat in sacred slumbering, And in the spaces of the night heard ring Thy voice in answer to the spheral lay: Now 'neath thy throne my suppliant life I fling Send me a maiden meet for love, I pray!

For she has pious features; while downstairs Two 'medicals'both 'decent' lads enough Hearkened the story out like gentlemen, And said the right thingalmost looked it too!

The All-pitying God and the Mother chaste and pure hearkened to me.

Of all the Objections I have hearkened after in publick Coffee-houses there is but one that seems to carry any Weight with it, viz.

But the guest sat dumb and hearkened, staring at the brimming bowl, While the lay with mighty wing-beats swept the darkness of his soul.

"O that thou hadst hearkened unto my commandments!" cried the ancient poet, uttering the voice that speaks to the soul in loneliness; "O that thou hadst hearkened unto my commandments!

"O that thou hadst hearkened unto my commandments!" cried the ancient poet, uttering the voice that speaks to the soul in loneliness; "O that thou hadst hearkened unto my commandments!

And sometimes, on those special occasions which were now constantly occurring, she walked with him to the town, and hearkened for herself in the assemblages of those who were now one in the faith.

And unto Adam He said, "Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife"yes, and because thou wilt hearken"thy sorrow shall be in the labor of the earth; the ground shall be cursed;" in all material things shall be cross and trouble, not against you, but "for your sake."

He felt kindly to all, but those only who hearkened to his council would be allowed, as he had been, to share in the usual privileges which the agency at this place secured to them.

" Joyfully hearkened the youth to the willing maiden's decision, Doubtful whether he ought not at once to make honest confession.

One little burn of my acquaintance, which runs through field and dell to join the Till, I have hearkened to again and again for hours, unable to break away from the spell of its ever-varying, yet constant musica sort of wilder, sweeter version of Mendelssohn's Duetto, with the voices of Knight and Lady alternating and intermingling amidst a rippling current of clear bell-like undertones.

He hearkened to the teaching of the earnest monk, with the result that before long he and his court were baptised by Paulinus, Edwin's little daughter, it is said, being the first to receive the sacred rite.

He was condemned and punished because he hearkened to the voice of his wife, rather than to the command of his Maker; and we will assuredly be condemned and punished for obeying Man rather than God, if we do not speedily repent and bring forth fruits meet for repentance.

He was condemned and punished because he hearkened to the voice of his wife, rather than to the command of his Maker; and we shall assuredly be condemned and punished for obeying Man rather than God, if we do not speedily repent and bring forth fruits meet for repentance.

He was condemned and punished because he hearkened to the voice of his wife, rather than to the command of his Maker; and we will assuredly be condemned and punished for obeying Man rather than God, if we do not speedily repent and bring forth fruits meet for repentance.

He was condemned and punished because he hearkened to the voice of his wife, rather than to the command of his Maker; and we shall assuredly be condemned and punished for obeying Man rather than God, if we do not speedily repent and bring forth fruits meet for repentance.

But without his being aware of it, his thoughts hearkened back, and when it came to his turn to answer he could not answer.

" The lady hearkened with a smile to Gugemar's speech.

" The damsel hearkened to the counsel of her chamberlain, and made reply, "If only I knew that he desired my love!

The lad hearkened diligently to the lady's tale.

" The lady took heart and courage whilst she hearkened to these words.

Sick at heart was the varlet whilst he hearkened to the beatings, the discipline and the chastisement wherewith her mother corrected the damsel.

When the knight had hearkened to all that she had to say, he looked from her face, and glancing across the river, marked a lord, with lifted lance, riding to the ford.

The demoiselle hearkened to the words of Graelent, and saw plainly that he was a valiant knight, courteous and wise.

" The lady hearkened to this, but yet she made no sign.

" When the lady hearkened to these words her heart yearned with tenderness.

" From his place of hiding, near the entrance to the chamber, the Duke hearkened to every word.

She had not hearkened to me, to leave mebut she hearkened now; and though I had bidden her to do this, yet to see her do it bewildered me, made my heart stand still.

She had not hearkened to me, to leave mebut she hearkened now; and though I had bidden her to do this, yet to see her do it bewildered me, made my heart stand still.

"Let true love take its course," he remarked to Bobby Browne one day, after they had hearkened to Deppingham's furious complaint that he couldn't find Saunders when he wanted him if he happened to be wanted simultaneously by Miss Pelham.

No man grovelled on the dock with the convulsions of death; no man hearkened to the bitter, impotent words of the single wise man among them.

At first she hearkened listlessly to his counsels, for she was utterly discouraged; but ere long, as he unfolded his project, she awoke from her lethargy of sorrow, and entered with renewed vigour into the plan of vengeance which he had concerted.

"O that my people had hearkened unto me!"Ps., lxxxi, 13, "Alas for Sicily!"Cowper.

To melody and to harmony the Greeks hearkened with ears precisely similar to those which we employ, for similar purposes, at present; and a pendulum at Athens would have vibrated much after the same fashion as does a pendulum in the city of Penn."The

As, to instance in what is said by the glorious God Himself, and very near in sense to what we have in the text, what can be more pathetic than that lamenting wish, "Oh, that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!"

And the Queen hearkened to the word of Raikes, and lifted up Baines to be a Centurion of the Bath; also she placed honours upon Cardin, the Receiver-General and Accountant-General; upon Preece, Lord of Lightning; upon Thompson, the Secretarial Officer; and upon Tombs, the Controller, so that they dazzled the eyes of the tribe of Snob, and were favourably entreated of the sons of Nob. "20.

Make such experiments as these and see if a new peace of conscience and a new happiness of heart does not begin to come to you, according to that great experimental psalm,"Oh, that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

But they neither hearkened nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to offer no sacrifice to other gods.

And the Pharisees joined themselves to her in the government and Alexandra henceforth hearkened to them to a great degree.

If it be supposed that the enmity of their fathers proves the justness of the charge, it must be considered how often experience shows us, that men who are angry on one ground will accuse on another; with how little kindness, in a town of low trade, a man who lives by learning is regarded; and how implicitly, where the inhabitants are not very rich, a rich man is hearkened to and followed.

After that she hearkened for his footsteps and soon accepted him as her lover and spouse.

And God hearkened unto Leah, and she conceived, and bare Jacob a fifth son.

As for Abigail, after her husband has refused to feed David's shepherds, and David has made up his mind therefore to slay him and his offspring, she takes provisions and meets David and induces him not to commit that crime; she does this not from love for her husband, for when David has received her presents he says to her, "See, I have hearkened to thy voice, and have accepted thy person.

Of all the Objections I have hearkened after in publick Coffee-houses there is but one that seems to carry any Weight with it, viz.

"In this emergency," Angelina writes, "I called upon Him who has ever hearkened unto my cry.

In which is Oliver again, "very much hearkened unto," despite "linen plain and not very clean, and voice sharp and untuneable.

Dan lifted the blanket, hearkened a moment, then"pst!" another bit of iron fell into the pail.

His wise and statesman-like views on questions affecting the colonies ought to endear him to all Americans, although, if his counsels had been hearkened to, it is probable that the separation from the mother country would not have occurred as soon as it did.

This little Child, while in the school he sate 65 His Primer conning with an earnest cheer, [E] The whilst the rest their anthem-book repeat The Alma Redemptoris did he hear; And as he durst he drew him near and near, And hearkened to the words and to the note, 70 Till the first verse he learned it all by rote.

But Death had told her so the first, And she had hearkened him.

Neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers kept Thy law, nor hearkened unto Thy commandments....

16, 17, of his prophecy, in order to cheer and encourage his disheartened and unappreciated friend: 'They that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon His name.

For, said he: Great is the wrath of the Lord that is kindled against us, because our fathers have not hearkened unto the words of this book, to do according unto all that which is written concerning us.

Laura followed, having snatched up a book of photographs, with which she could appear to be occupied, for she did not want to attract the gardener's attention by sitting farther than others did from the window; and as she mechanically turned the leaves, she hearkened keenly to Swan's remarks, and tried to decide that he was not like Joseph.

Emily, as she hearkened to Justina's wise and kindly talk, so well considered and suitable for the part she hoped to playEmily began to pity John herself.

6. How cometh it then, that the pointing forth of the way is so little hearkened unto?

During the night he hearkened in the passages for outcries of sudden illness.

" Nam-Bok was perplexed, but hearkened to the voice of the head man.

Albeit the Lord hath long and clearly spoken unto us, we have not hearkened to his voice.

We have followed for the most part the counsels of flesh and blood, and walked more by the rules of policy than piety, and have hearkened more unto men than unto God.

IV O Pan of the evergreen forest, Protector of herds in the meadows, Helper of men at their toiling, Tillage and harvest and herding, How many times to frail mortals 5 Hast thou not hearkened!

And we sat mute at his feet, and hearkened: The grave man came in an hour; and went,

They hearkened to the call that had already conquered a vast army of other boys, sons of those who till the soil and labor out-of-doors earning a fair competence, which although it demands hard toil, gives in exchange pure air, healthy food and every comfort and luxury that willing hands backed by intelligence can produce.