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perish
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Measure for Measure
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  • Take my defiance: Die; perish! might but my bending down Reprieve thee from thy fate, it should proceed: I’ll pray a thousand prayers for thy death,— No word to save thee.
  • She should this Angelo have married; was affianced to her by oath, and the nuptial appointed: between which time of the contract and limit of the solemnity her brother Frederick was wrecked at sea, having in that perished vessel the dowry of his sister.
  • My brother had but justice, In that he did the thing for which he died: For Angelo, His act did not o’ertake his bad intent, And must be buried but as an intent That perish’d by the way.

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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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