Word of the Day: Hither

hither hith-er /  hĭth-ər   adjective 1. closer; on this or the nearer side Here between the hither and the farther shore While time is withdrawn, consider the future And the past with an equal mind. From “The Dry Salvages” by T. S. Eliot, 1888 – 1965   adverb 1. to this place Learn to commend thy daily acts to God, so shall the dry every-day duties of common life be steps to heaven, and lift thy heart hither. Edward Bouverie Pusey, 1800 – 1882