hearken (v.) Old form(s): harkens
listen [to], pay attention [to]
2H4 II.iv.274[Doll to Falstaff] Well, hearken a'th' end [i.e. see what time will bring]
Tem I.ii.122[Prospero to Miranda] This King of Naples ... hearkens my brother's suit
Tem III.ii.38[Caliban to Stephano] Wilt thou be pleased to hearken once again to the suit I made to thee?
Ven.868[of Venus and Adonis] She hearkens for his hounds
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