hither + -ward
hitherward (not comparable)
- (archaic) Toward this place
- 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. IV, Happy
- Happiness, unhappiness: all that was but the wages thou hadst; thou hast spent all that, in sustaining thyself hitherward; not a coin of it remains with thee, it is all spent, eaten: and now thy work, where is thy work?