Around that sun fiery comets whirl, planets revolve, and meteors flash, just as they do hitherward.
Such a warship as was this came not hitherward without an errand.
Then Sir Boindegardus said, "Does that knight who was there follow me hitherward?"
She cannot, if she would, check the tide which bears them hitherward.
hitherward she went, as was her wont when upon the hill at the break of day, at noon, or at sundown.
hitherward must men who seek the soul of Lincoln turn their eye.
O fair she is of her array, As hitherward she wends her way.
hitherward, also, comes a man trundling a wheelbarrow along the pavement.
I am again on the hitherward shore of the Hundekehlensee, flashing back its diamond smiles at the setting sun.
"hitherward" seems to indicate that the writers local standpoint is that of Palestine.