without companions

See: solitary
References in classic literature ?
Everything on earth that we loved had been washed away into the great, infinite, unknown ocean, and here were we marooned upon this desert island of a world, without companions, hopes, or aspirations.
Yes, one's voyage must be made absolutely without companions through ice and black water--towards what goal?
C[pounds sterling]They refuse to send someone to look after those Ethiopian HIV patients without companions, whereas the Somali Embassy does do this.
More and more women are traveling without companions or their families, whether it is on business or for a relaxing weekend away," said Anne Banas, executive editor of SmarterTravel.
Because of station illnesses Jukuna and her family set out to return to their home in the south but without companions they had to give the plan up.
Faced with a feast of bacteria, some strains of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans prefer to munch their microbial meals without companions, while members of other strains swarm into writhing dinner parties.