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  • r  to or toward that place; away from the speaker

  • At Stockholm King Gustaf of Sweden gave a court dinner in honor of his niece and Crown Prince Leopold, who had hastened thither last week.
  • Some of the shrewd little two-legged organisms that scurry hither and thither on the Earth's surface had known of the event in advance and were watching what they call their .
  • No motive of wanton pomp or curiosity was leading President Roosevelt thither.
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  • Doing A Da Vinci — If Only Leonardo Could See This
    In the book "Arabian Nights," Prince Husain, the eldest son the Sultan, buys a magic carpet which comes with these instructions: Think of a far away place and "Whoever sitteth on this carpet ... will, in the twinkling of an eye ... be borne thither." We're updating that tale, with a real magic carpet — but this time with feathers.
    Sept. 20, 2013 - NPR

  • Mark Twain in FOXNews
    Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod and systemless, and so slippery and elusive to the grasp,Twain wrote of German, adding that a person "is washed about in it, hither and thither, in the most helpless way......"
  • Pliny the Younger in Washington Post
    Pliny writes to the emperor: "The inhabitants of Sinope are ill supplied, Sir, with water, which, however, may be brought thither from about sixteen miles' distance in great plenty and perfection."

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