• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Piningly In a pining manner; droopingly.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Among the Pines Among the Pines
He saw in his own mind the tall pines reach up into the blue skies He saw in his own mind the tall pines reach up into the blue skies
Work of Round-headed and Flat-headed Borers in Pine Work of Round-headed and Flat-headed Borers in Pine
In mid-day the shade of the pines is inviting In mid-day the shade of the pines is inviting
White Pine White Pine

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and white worms like fried pork rinds.
    • piningly In a pining or languishing manner; by wasting away.
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  • Horace
    “The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.”
  • Fiona Macleod
    Fiona Macleod
    “A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.”
  • John Gay
    “But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.”
  • Agnes De Mille
    Agnes De Mille
    “Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they're afraid that they'll be forgotten. And in America they're quite right. They will be.”


In literature:

It was in a piece of pines beyond de Presbyterian Church, in Winnsboro, S. C. Us both had red shirts.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various
Having walked five miles we encamped near a small cluster of pines about two miles from the Dog-rib Rock.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 2" by John Franklin
I've no doubt he was born in a lodge or under a pine tree.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
The girl across the table had been awakened several weeks ago in Gaston's little shack among the pines.
"Joyce of the North Woods" by Harriet T. Comstock
The wind now bore a new fragrance, and the air was heavily pungent with the odor of pine.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods" by Jessie Graham Flower
I could see nothing but pine trees and corn fields.
"Marie Claire" by Marguerite Audoux
When I saw how they pined for freedom, however, I wanted to restore them to the desert and to their mother's care.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
Pine squirrels scolded at us, and we saw two rabbits; but we didn't stop to shoot them.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
Pine, pinon, juniper, cottonwood, willow, and indeed all the available trees of the region are used in house construction.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
He cut out blocks from pine bark on de pine tree and smooth it.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration

In poetry:

From the urchin pining
For his father's knee --
From the lattice shining,
Drive him out to sea!
"The Lee Shore" by Thomas Hood
As the west wind sougheth,
Through the swaying pine,
Sweep tho' all my branches
With thy song divine.
"Invocation" by Mathilde Blind
Never give away a tear,
Never toss a pine;
Should you heed my words, my dear,
You're no blood of mine!
"For A Favorite Granddaughter" by Dorothy Parker
Of joy, of grief, of hopeless love
And pining care,
Of terror, pain, and deep remorse,
And wild despair.
"To A Poet" by James Avis Bartley
Could I compare that voice divine,
To bird's most joyous lay,
When hailing from his lofty pine,
Young day?
"The Angels Of Earth" by James Avis Bartley
Poppies burn in Italy,
And suns grow round and high;
The black pines of Posilipo
Are gaunt upon the sky–
"England's Fields" by Lloyd Roberts

In news:

Interment will be at the Woodman Cemetery in Big Pine.
The number of bicyclists using Pine and Spruce Streets in Center City has nearly doubled since temporary bike lanes were added in September, according to the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia.
A bald eagle made a magnificent appearance last week in Point of Pines (above) and on Revere Beach (below).
Located in a garden level walk down in the Pine Street Studios building, Biwa is a simple, high-quality Japanese restaurant, emphasizing everyday Japanese cuisine.
BJ's Wholesale Club in Cape Coral will present a Health, Wellness and Safety Expo on Saturday, Aug 25, from 11 am 2 pm at the1929 Pine Island Road store.
BJ's Wholesale Club in Cape Coral will present a Health, Wellness and Safety Expo on Saturday, Aug 25, from 11 am – 2 pm at the1929 Pine Island Road store.
Actor Chris Pine confronts a cinematic bogeyman .
LONDON (AP) — As a kid, Chris Pine used to be afraid of the bogeyman .
Britain Chris Pine This Wednesday Sept 19, 2012 photo shows Chris Pine posing for a portrait session at Claridges, in London.
AP Q&A: Chris Pine takes on the bogeyman in his first animated role: 'Rise of the Guardians'.
Large cat in southern pines area.
A makeshift memorial beneath a pine tree grew beside a candlelight vigil by fans at the Redskins' practice facility in Ashburn.
5-lane configuration to debut on Route 19 in Pine.
Much of the widened and reconstructed Route 19 in Pine will open with a new five-lane configuration Wednesday morning, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.
What are you doing to promote business in Big Pine and Independence.

In science:

Pines, The Theory of Quantum Liquids (Addison-Wesley, 1990), Vol.
Helium nanodroplets and trapped Bose-Einstein condensates as prototypes of finite quantum fluids
Pine D J , Weitz D A, Maret G, Wolf P E, Herbolzheimer E and Chaikin P M in Scattering and Localization of classical waves in random media (Ping Sheng ed.),312-372, World Scientific, (1990).
Modeling the propagation of a signal through a layered nanostructure: Connections between the statistical properties of waves and random walks
It was originally proposed by Bohm and Pines to describe the response function of the electron gas and, since then, it has been rederived in many different ways and contexts .
Symmetry breaking and the random-phase approximation in small quantum dots
This leads quite easily to suitable versions of Marcinkiewicz’s, Rosenthal’s and Pinelis’ inequalities.
Moment inequalities for functions of independent random variables
Pinelis, I. (1994) Optimum bounds for the distributions of martingales in Banach spaces.
Moderate deviations for stationary sequences of Hilbert valued bounded random variables