Sentence Examples

  • Having fallen in love with his own reflection in the waters of a spring, he pined away (or killed himself) and the flower that bears his name sprang up on the spot where he died.
  • During the absence from home of his owner the wolf was sent to a menagerie, but pined for his master and would scarcely take any food for a considerable time.
  • Here he occupied himself with literature, but Madame Necker pined for her Paris salon and died in 1794.

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