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hearken to someone or something

Formal or stilted to listen to someone or something; to pay attention to someone or something. Please hearken to me. I speak the truth. Hearken to the call of the nightingale.
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He does not even hearken back to better times in the past.
Major by no means gave up his vigorous brushwork - a 1984 series of acrylic-on-paper works, for instance, hearkens to his earlier figural abstractions with its saturated colors, heavy black slashes, and sometimes faceless figures.
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.
But with hotel fundamentals creeping up to levels that hearken back to 2000, one of the best years for the industry, many experts, while yielding that the overall trend is here to stay, wonder if hotel condos will continue to play such an integral part in new and redeveloped luxury hotels as they have in recent years.
Stunning frocks that might seem to hearken back to artistic sources, the Klimt lily-pad patterns and palette of Evening Dress with Belt, 1969, soon raze such quandaries with the microexplosions of their material complexity: "Bodice of black over yellow silk chiffon, vertically pin-tucked; bead embroidery by D.
There are still many sacrifices involved in all of this, and I obviously do not hearken back to the "good old days.
Hearken to a spot of home-spun wisdom dispensed at a Wirral hairdresser where the clientele were discussing the ideal qualities they look for in men.
The Collection will reflect part of our design aesthetic from the 1960's and will hearken back to that era with its use of our iconic signature hardware while the look will be unmistakably modern," said Reed Krakoff, President and Executive Creative Director of Coach.
From traditional German fare such as schnitzel, sauerbraten, and spaetzle to its signature original Bahama Mama sausage, Schmidt's offerings hearken back to both the company's and the Village's immigrant roots.
To win back people's hearts and soles, Keds has kicked off a $9 million advertising blitz, blanketing prime-time TV and retail floors nationwide with images that hearken to Keds' glory days.
Hot rods hearken back to the 1950s, when cars where souped up and raced on streets and drag strips.
Connotion's domains--ranging from real words like Hearken to coined names like WideAware and Karmany--are particularly evocative and brandable," she said.
Old, rarely performed favorites like "Drowning" and "Age 6 Racer" are transformed into remarkably uplifting sing-a-longs, while the stripped-down renderings of "Again I Go Unnoticed" and "The Good Fight" hearken back to the beginnings of the Dashboard Confessional phenomenon, when Chris Carrabba would take the stage at hardcore shows, alone with nothing but an acoustic guitar and a stool and convert a roomful of skeptics one at a time, song by song.
Baird arranged the band's music and conducted the Colorado Symphony Orchestra for "A Night at Red Rocks," recreating live orchestral collaborations that hearken back to the Moodies' debut album, "Days of Future Passed," which marked the first time ever a rock band had fused its music with a symphony orchestra.
We travel throughout Europe looking for vintage artifacts, gifts and collectibles that hearken back to a time when treasures like these were the norm," says Mitch Siegler, president of Treasures from a Bygone Era(R).