To hearken out
Hearken Heark"en, v. t. 1. To hear by listening. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

[She] hearkened now and then Some little whispering and soft groaning sound. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To give heed to; to hear attentively. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

The King of Naples . . . hearkens my brother's suit. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To hearken out}, to search out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

If you find none, you must hearken out a vein and buy. --B. Johnson. [1913 Webster]


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