If all else perished, and HE remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger: I should not seem a part of it.
My human fixture and her satellites rushed to welcome me; exclaiming, tumultuously, they had completely given me up: everybody conjectured that I perished last night; and they were wondering how they must set about the search for my remains.
Not THERE — not in heaven — not perished — where?
And do you imagine that beautiful young lady, that healthy, hearty girl, will tie herself to a little perishing monkey like you?
There are no more uses of "perish" in the book.
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...government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.