Harks vs Hards - What's the difference?
As a verb harks
As a noun hards is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* (l) (obsolete)
To listen attentively; often used in the imperative.
* 1739 , “Hymn for Christmas-Day”, Hymns and Sacred Poems, (Charles Wesley) and (George Whitefield):
* 1906: ,
- “Glory to the new born King,
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* 1959: , A Christmas Carol
- Loud voices and a renewed uproar were raised in front of the boarding-house..."'Tis Missis Murphy's voice," said Mrs. McCaskey, harking .
- "Hark ! The Herald Tribune sings, / Advertising wondrous things!"
* hark back
Old English herdes, Anglo-Saxon (heordan).
The refuse or coarse part of flax; tow.