adrift in senility and depression, Hitchcock is dismantling his life, putting it away.
Just this week, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Apple was adrift without Steve Jobs.
His life raft was attacked by sharks and shot at by Japanese aircraft during 47 days adrift at sea.
Certainly, Obama could use the counsel of one such as Blair, adrift as he is with no real soul mate among international leaders.
Aunt Penniman has, in five words, untied the rope from the dock and set Catherine adrift in a storm.
The muskrat is adrift, but not homeless; his range is vastly extended, and he evidently rejoices in full streams.
But we were afraid to lose sight of the bridge, lest we should get all adrift.
For more than a year Dory had felt as though he were all adrift in the world.
"It would have been fairer to have cast me adrift at first," said he, fiercely.
My greatest concern had been lest some of the sails should get adrift, for they had been furled by few and fatigued men.