Definition of Dwines
1. dwine [v] - See also: dwine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwines
Literary usage of Dwines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, Helen Child Sargent (1904)
"21 ' Love pines away, love dwines away, Love, love decays the body; For love o thee now I maun die; Adieu to Andrew ..."
2. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"... And the mistletoe dwines on its withered breast, The grass shall grow on the Earl's hearthstone, And the corbies craw in the falcon's nest." 1 Col. ..."
3. The Popular Ballad by Francis Barton Gummere (1907)
"... love dwines away, Love, love decays the body; For love o" thee, oh, I must die: Adieu my bonnie Annie ! " — an," ought to be artificial, but does not so ..."
4. Minor Poets of the Caroline Period by George Saintsbury (1905)
"He tells how pleasing Progne pines, Her mirth with melancholy dwines, In solitary thought. 743 He tells how for her Philomel, Progne did pensive long : All ..."