Definition of Harkeners
1. harkener [n] - See also: harkener
Lexicographical Neighbors of Harkeners
Literary usage of Harkeners
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1811)
"... or harkeners are satirized : but in fact curiosity amuses many, and dupes fewer than it instructs. No great city can or ought to be without objects of ..."
2. Woodrow Wilson and the World's Peace by George Davis Herron (1917)
"He has startled the nations with news—with a news whose significance is yet unguessed by the herald or his harkeners. Unknown to them, unknown to himself, ..."
3. The Early History of the Post in Grant and Farm by James Wilson Hyde (1894)
"will befall him in that than usually does to harkeners, who never hear good of themselves ; yet, methinks, since the House of Parliament were more noble ..."