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"Hearkening and obedience," replied the smith and falling to work on them, speedily despatched them for him.
ALAEDDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMPJOHN PAYNE
"Hearkening and obedience," replied the other and going before him, guided him to Alaeddin's palace.
ALAEDDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMPJOHN PAYNE
Meanwhile, Ben sweeps on like the wind, hearkening even in his haste for the welcome "thwack, thwack" of his father's axe.
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
And yet—and yet, hearkening, I caught the same unsteady note that had made me curious of him often and often before.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
A rank odor of earth filled it; and I never passed that way without hearkening for the insect-like song of the rattlesnake.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
He stood long in moody thought, but his ears never for an instant relaxed their vigil, their hearkening for he knew not what.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
It was not sleep at first, but a mental hearkening back to scenes and incidents in his Chicago life.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
Presently it dawned upon the hearkening groups that the missiles were falling at stated and ordained periods.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
He found himself hearkening intently for the varied calls of warning that went wailing hither and yon.
HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
Bessie lingered a little, with her eyes fixed far away, and her head on one side as if she were hearkening to something.
BESSIE AMONG THE MOUNTAINSJOANNA H. MATHEWS

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