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perish
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Great Expectations
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  • It was a good thing that he had touched this point, for it put into my mind what I might not otherwise have thought of until too late,— that he need never know how his hopes of enriching me had perished.
  • Wild as my inward hurry was, and wonderful the force of the pictures that rushed by me instead of thoughts, I could yet clearly understand that, unless he had resolved that I was within a few moments of surely perishing out of all human knowledge, he would never have told me what he had told.
  • "When a man’s alone on these flats, with a light head and a light stomach, perishing of cold and want, he hears nothin’ all night, but guns firing, and voices calling.

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  • ...government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.
    Abraham Lincoln  --  Gettysburg Address
  • We can work together or perish separately.

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