Usage examples for hither

  1. It was not the first time she had found her way hither, where but seldom a human foot had dared to tread. – Tales From Two Hemispheres by Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  2. But it is the Lord Himself, who with the voice of a trumpet proclaimed Himself to be the First and the Last, and charged His Apostle with letters to the Seven Churches, who now says with the same voice, " Come up hither, and I will show thee the things which must be done hereafter." – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  3. For thy sake are we come hither. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  4. Hither comes our brother dear! – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  5. Thou art but now come hither, but we came in last night. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  6. Therefore come hither, oh nephew! – The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel
  7. The Latin School was an old institution brought hither by Rev. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  8. We go hither, back again to the place from which we came,- when we have reached it we desire to leave it again. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  9. But now, let young and old declare, which of us has come hither without a wedding garment, the bridegroom or the bride! – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  10. I persuaded his mother to send him hither to be a monk. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  11. " Had I understood I should have hastened hither, I should have forsaken the army, I should not have left Carthage. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  12. Pardon me, my friend, but I am not in the habit of carrying messages to my nephew, neither have I come hither merely to gossip, but to carry out a well- devised thoroughly thought- out plan. – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai
  13. Come hither, Count Amenmeses." – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  14. " You have come hither to wed me. – The Green Forest Fairy Book by Loretta Ellen Brady
  15. Her hand resisted Otway's approach; she would not seat herself, but moved nervously hither and thither, her eyes constantly turning to the door. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  16. May I not take the damsel with me I brought hither? – King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Unknown
  17. " In my note to her, yesterday, I asked her to call at your office in Plymouth on her way hither," stammered Richard. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  18. Fetch him hither, then. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  19. In 1661 the king was assured that his American possessions were " beginning to grow into Commodities of great value and Esteeme, and though some of them continue in tobacco yet upon the Returne hither it smells well, and paies more Custome to his Majestie than the East Indies four times ouer." – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  20. Instead of turning the Countess Erika's head, tell us why you have been so long finding your way hither. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin