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[hahrk-nis] /ˈhɑrk nɪs/
Edward Stephan, 1874–1940, U.S. philanthropist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The name of Harkness came from the instrument to focus Chet's attention.

    Brood of the Dark Moon Charles Willard Diffin
  • "We've got to get word of this to General Harkness," he said.

    The Boy Scout Automobilists Robert Maitland
  • All this does Harkness communicate to them, and something besides.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • Jupiter and Harkness have brought up the horses, and are holding them in readiness.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • "These automobiles are all very well, missy, but if it snows—" and Harkness scowled through the window at the darkening sky.

    Red-Robin Jane Abbott
  • "To me, for example," observed Captain Harkness complacently.

    The Reckoning Robert W. Chambers
  • So far as was known at Madison, Harkness was physically sound and well.

    The Best Policy Elliott Flower
  • "It must lie somewhere betwixt us and Canada," said Harkness vaguely.

    The Reckoning Robert W. Chambers
  • "And bring down more rock with each charge," Harkness told him tonelessly.

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