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perish
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Treasure Island
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  • But good did come of the apple barrel, as you shall hear, for if it had not been for that, we should have had no note of warning and might all have perished by the hand of treachery.
  • Had it been otherwise, I must long ago have perished; but as it was, it is surprising how easily and securely my little and light boat could ride.
  • I could only judge that all had perished, and my heart smote me sorely that I had not been there to perish with them.
  • I could only judge that all had perished, and my heart smote me sorely that I had not been there to perish with them.

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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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