Saturday, May 21, 2016

hitherto & candidly

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

Rachel explained that most people had hitherto been symbols; but that when they talked to one they ceased to be symbols, and became - "I could listen to them for ever!" she exclaimed.

"I really can't tell you," replied Helen candidly, after a moment's thought.

Definitions:​​

hitherto:
until now; until the particular time you are talking about;

candidly:
in a frank manner, telling the truth;

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