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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • ’twas a commodity lay fretting by you; ’Twill bring you gain, or perish on the seas.
  • O Tranio! till I found it to be true, I never thought it possible or likely; But see, while idly I stood looking on, I found the effect of love in idleness; And now in plainness do confess to thee, That art to me as secret and as dear As Anna to the Queen of Carthage was, Tranio, I burn, I pine, I perish, Tranio, If I achieve not this young modest girl.

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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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