They said: "If Anne was taken away from her familiar surroundings, and the company of those she loves, she would quite simply pine away
And he says he would 'just pine away
at home' if he were forced to give up his job.
She even cried at an episode of the cartoon series Futurama, when one of the characters is whizzed into the future, leaving his faithful hound to pine away
back in the 21st century.
In some ways, it is easy--and temptingto write off the neo-Luddites as sad-sack '60s refugees, aging hippies who pine away
for a romantic, preindustrial idyll that never existed in the first place or, to the extent it did, was actually characterized by large-scale human deprivation.
She maintains he will pine away
without her, but I think he will be fine - how do I convince her not to be so silly?
It baffles the doctors the way some people pine away
for no reason.
And if the lady remains unresponsive, this man (the asserter of life and pleasure), like Echo, will only pine away
into a voice with neither a body nor a body's physical expression.
If Anne were taken away from her familiar surroundings, and from those she loves, she would simply pine away