Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of pine

Etymologies

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pine +‎ -est

Examples

  • CHAPTER X. "Oh, thou that pinest in the imprisonment of the Actual, and criest bitterly to the gods for a kingdom wherein to rule and create, know this of a truth, the thing thou seekest is already with thee, 'here or nowhere,' couldst thou only see!"

    The Right Knock A Story

  • So say me, art thou also willing to wed me, or pinest thou in preference for the daughter of thine uncle?

    Arabian nights. English

  • O thou that pinest in the imprisonment of the Actual, and criest bitterly to the gods for a kingdom wherein to rule and create, know this of a truth: the thing thou seekest is already with thee, "here or nowhere," couldst thou only see!

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • I know, I feel thou pinest for freedom, for the fresh, pure, stainless air of the mountain, the valley's holy calm; thine ear is sick with the fell sounds that burst upon it; thine eye must turn in loathing from this fierce strife.

    The Days of Bruce Vol 1 A Story from Scottish History

  • O thou that pinest in the imprisonment of the actual, and criest bitterly to the gods for a kingdom wherein to rule and create, know this of a truth, -- the thing thou seekest is already with thee, 'here, or nowhere,' couldst thou only see. "

    The Young Lady's Mentor A Guide to the Formation of Character. In a Series of Letters to Her Unknown Friends

  • Oh, thou that pinest in the imprisonment of the Actual, and criest bitterly to the gods for a kingdom wherein to rule and create, know this of a truth -- the thing thou seekest is already with thee, 'here, or nowhere,' couldst thou only see. "

    From a Girl's Point of View

  • "O thou that pinest in the imprisonment of the Actual, and criest bitterly to the gods for a kingdom wherein to rule and create, know this of a truth: the thing thou seekest is already with thee,

    The Glory of English Prose Letters to My Grandson

  • "O thou that pinest in the imprisonment of the Actual, and criest bitterly to the Gods for a kingdom, wherein to rule and create, know this of a truth, the thing thou seekest is already with thee,

    Faith Gartney's Girlhood

  • "And if," resumed he, in the same grave way, "yon scapegrace shall read thy letter, and hear me tell him how thou pinest for him, and yet, being a traitor, or a mere idiot, will not turn to thee what shall become of me then?

    The Cloister and the Hearth

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