How To Use Harken In A Sentence

  • Remote from his own image as a masculinist writer, these personae, while liberating his imagination, meaningfully harken back to antique notions of the fundamentally androgynous nature of creativity.
  • The director delivers a film that harkens back to a golden age of solid storytelling and bold heroics, without the falsely pumped-up bravado of so many "major" pictures these days.
  • The lo-fi recording quality harkens back to 60s staples like Simon & Garfunkel or Nick Drake, not to mention Sumpner's haunting pastoral imagery.
  • With effort he could harken back to med school and recall the musculature of the thumb, thinking that a flexor pollicis brevis is a flexor pollicis brevis, regardless of its size. Even Cowgirls Get The Blues
  • I threw myself into modifying my body through piercing and tattooing, not so slowly amassing nearly 20 tattoos (ranging from religious icons that called to me to pop culture symbols and characters that harkened back to my childhood) and more than a dozen piercings (nipples twice each, PA, labret, tongue, 1 1/4-inch lobes, rooks, tragi, etc.). Get me to the Church of Body Modification on time
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  • Further, these "shut down the vote" campaigns harken back to Operation Eagle Eye, when a young attorney named William Rehnquist led a team of Republicans who disenfranchised black and Latino overs in Phoenix. David A. Love: The Corporate Financing of Voter Suppression
  • South Korea's policy harkens back to that Old Korea adopted toward Qing China called Sadaejuŭi 事大主義, translasted as "worship of the powerful," "flunkeyism," or "toadyism. China, Mongolia, Korea
  • More important, the idea that even the music of the fiddlers harkened back to a pure, early (read Anglo-Saxon) style was itself a fabrication of the 1920s.
  • Now Harken is demanding that the Costa Rican government pay upwards of $12 million in reparations for its aborted exploits.
  • This, of the former President Bill Clinton with candidate, the wife Hillary Clinton and Chelsea, all three of them together, the former first family, and what they did is essentially are trying to show a personal support, family support, but also to kind of harken back to the days of the White House when times were good, when the economy was strong, when the country was at peace. CNN Transcript Dec 27, 2007
  • Your deluded, vile, racist leaflets harken back to the awful days of the Reich's 'Nuremberg Laws'. Archive 2009-04-01
  • Harkening back to the grand old days of Sino-Soviet diplomatic chicanery, Moscow and Beijing yesterday jointly vetoed a watered-down United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Syria for its escalating brutality against democracy protestors. Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Syria's Double Diplomatic Muscle
  • Although she makes the product near her shop in Belmont, Mass., the prerequisite culture harkens from her homeland where the rennet is found in the tummies of unweaned lambs. Bits & Bites: News You Can Eat
  • The financial gymnastics harken back to Silicon Valley's late 1990s dot-com boom, when companies introduced terms like "eyeballs," or the number of people visiting a website, to reinforce how much traction they had with consumers, even if the start-up had no revenue. Groupon's Accounting Lingo Gets Scrutiny
  • The grip panels are inset with a gold company medallion, a motif that harkens back to old Colts and pleases some traditionalists, such as yours truly.
  • We need to kind of harken back a little bit more to that quality of living and that generosity of space," says Mr. Pei, referring to pre-war buildings. Peis Partner in Manhattan
  • The very presence of the Laureate at the inaugural harkened back to antiquity and to sacred investitures of Irish kings, where poets, from a place of honour, dispensed the wisdom of the tribe.
  • Wittynamehear: “We will shout, we will harken, we will deify the incontinence of the one true word of the almighty!” Think Progress » Paul Broun goes birther: ‘I don’t know’ if Obama is an American citizen.
  • That is why millions of Americans rightfully rejoiced when it was discovered that we now have a candidate who harkens back to those halcyon days of tribal chiefdom. A Better Way to Judge the Candidates | Heretical Ideas Magazine
  • So we kind of harken back to that, when anything goes. NY1 - Top Stories
  • The publication's name harkened back to early traditions at the school. The Shad Plank
  • The requirement of being "freeborn" harkens back to the earliest days of Freemasonry. Kenyan Analyst
  • In other cases, the processes used to work with difficult conflicts harkened back to white wigs, frocked coats, and silk stockings. Doug Noll: Time for a Different Way
  • Those stripes kind of harken back to an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, and we've got the ice cream in a bowl. CNN Transcript Apr 15, 2005
  • They gave Little George a batch of Harken stock and paid him $120,000 a year to be a board member.
  • Well if you run out of ideas, I will harken back to my youth and see if I can't remember a few more. THE CURSE OF CHALION
  • When I look at "Today in Sports" I harken back to that day. Len Berman: Top 5 Sports Stories
  • Variations on a theme that come together with that touch of raw thyme that harkens back to the days he was working with Colicchio at the Tavern, and mustard greens and parmesan adding hottish astringency and sourness, middling the dish right at the level food in a restaurant called Hearth should be. Augieland:
  • I'm all harkening back to the dark ages when women wore steel corsets and frilly aprons and high heels to vacumn in and everyone worried about spinsterdom. Weeme Diary Entry
  • The band's dueling guitars harken back to the arty axe work of the quintessential NYC act Television.
  • Mr. Harken, on the other hand, still wore the same pleasant expression.
  • Snyder has done this while lording over a franchise with the most racist name in sports, a name that harkens back to team founder George Preston Marshall's segregationist and proudly racist politics. Dave Zirin: Washington Football Owner Dan Snyder Offends Everybody
  • It harkens back to the glory days of said genre, when rock albums popped with big, grand melodies and kids pogoed along in their best trainers.
  • The editorial begins with a recapitulation of the basic argument marshaled by the Bush administration regarding his past actions while on the board of directors of Harken Energy.
  • I don't want to come off as one of those ancient troglodytes who harkens back to the good old days even as younger folks tell us that things have changed.
  • Harken, Bauheen, to what I shall deliver to you, and never after­wards let a word pass your lips in belittlement of Patrick. St Patrick's Day
  • To put it in a terminology that harkens back to the more brutal age of ancient empires, the three grand imperatives of imperial geostrategy are to prevent collusion and maintain security dependence among the vassals, to keep tributaries pliant and protected, and to keep the barbarians from coming together. Armchair Generals To The Rescue
  • Before the lockout, the Penguins already had inked Mark Recchi - who's making a second stop in the Steel City - harkening back to when the Pens trotted out a star-studded lineup.
  • Well if you run out of ideas, I will harken back to my youth and see if I can't remember a few more. THE CURSE OF CHALION
  • Men's looks harkened back a decade or more, with safari jackets, a '70s-era glen-plaid shirt jacket and an all-American baseball jacket in olive suede.
  • Their print Ikat, a soft percale saturated with primary colors, harkens back to the 1920s Constructivist period; the explosive, naïve floral Jar Ptitsa is from the era of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in Paris. Designing Russia
  • I long for the "golden days" of our country as well, but my wishes harken back to times when civil rights were being granted, not questioned; when attending college was not seen as being elitist, but rather something to which one aspired; when my ideological opponents knew that I was not their enemy, but just someone striving toward the same American dream via a different path. Martin Maidenberg: Defying Gravitas -- Season of the Witch
  • This effort to pluck George W. from his troubles is the latest episode in a recurrent drama -- from the drunken young man challenging his father to go "mano a mano" on the front lawn of the family home in Kennebunkport, Maine, to the father pulling strings to get the son into the Texas Air National Guard and helping salvage his finances from George W. 's mismanagement of Harken Energy. June 2006
  • If ye pet your nose in aboot ony bolies harkenin ', you'll mibby get the wecht o' a bissam shaft on the end o't. My Man Sandy

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