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Hark Back

(To). To return to the subject. “Revenons à nos moutons ” (q.v.). A call to the dogs in fox-hunting, when they have overrun the scent, “Hark [dogs] come back”; so “Hark forards!” “Hark away!” etc.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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