from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Hither.
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- adv. Toward this place
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Toward this place; hither.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Toward this place; this way.
- To this time.
Songs thereof would I sing -- to all that hitherward comes would I welcome give;
“It may be,” said the Abbot, “that Foster will wait for Murray, whose purpose hitherward is but delayed for a short space.”
I am to face this leviathan Charles, who will presently swim hitherward, cleaving the deep before him.
Back, thou wretch, to meet thy brother miscreants, who are hastening hitherward.
A brown sunburnt gentleman, who appears in some inaptitude for sleep to be wandering abroad rather than counting the hours on a restless pillow, strolls hitherward at this quiet time.
Across the intervening levels the gale races in a straight line from the fort, as if breathed out of it hitherward.
She knew the point whence the sound proceeded — the hill-top over which travellers passed on their way hitherward from Sherton
At the one side of Beyrout sixteen mile, to come hitherward, is the city of Sydon.
And sithen hitherward might no knight see her, but that he died anon.
Whatever clouds may be formed by evaporation of the sea, they seldom or never hover over this small territory; but, in all probability, are attracted by the mountains that surround it, and there fall in rain or snow: as for those that gather from other quarters, I suppose their progress hitherward is obstructed by those very Alps, which rise one over another, to an extent of many leagues.