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a pining for a loved one

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It is the Auctor who initiates contact with Laureola; her response, which threatens the Auctor's life should he continue to facilitate Leriano's pursuit of her, sets the tone for a string of rejections and the association of lovesickness with death.
Apolo hopes his olvido song will counter the effect of lovesickness Cupido attempts to inflict on the villagers and will cause Cupido to forget his anger.
recalls the lovesickness, tropical malady, ill condition of Apichatpong's other films.
Lovesickness and miserly behavior are certainly two such topoi.
I personally don't believe in lovesickness, especially after a break-up, as I find most couples get back together simply because they haven't met anyone else, or just because they can't stand being alone.
Grant Williams's essay uses Jacques Lacan's psychoanalytic theories and early modern notions of lovesickness to interesting effect.
Tin contends that this way of thinking also extended to medicine, where since the Renaissance, lovesickness was described as a pathology.
It symbolizes not only her curing his fever but also his lovesickness.
In her seventh album, Ace, she provocatively braids together lovesickness, sensuality and a strong sense of selfhood in grown-up, carefully paced tunes.
In those first thirty tales there are some violent deaths and some lovesickness, of course.
Seuss, Internet dating, porn movies, Las Vegas, Obama, journalism, joblessness, transvestites, Locklear's celebrity, bug spray, folk singers, the alleged humor of silly lists, deceptive veterinarians, cats in comas, streetwalkers, and lovesickness.
In her dream a passionate romance blossoms but when she wakes she remains preoccupied with her dream affair and becomes consumed by lovesickness before wasting away and dying.
She later has a portrait of herself done and dies of lovesickness, only to be brought back to life by the lover, who has fallen in love with her portrait.
21) As an act of revenge, the god makes the hero fall in love with Anthia and his agency continues through the ordeal of lovesickness.
This much loved comedy of shipwreck, lovesickness, mistaken identity and punctured pride is set against the beautiful, and unusual, backdrop of outer space.