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  • They perish from hunger and from the claws of the wild beasts...
  • The trees have swallowed the ruins, and the bones under the ruins, and all the things which perished.
  • And they, these few, fought a hopeless battle, and they perished with their banners smeared by their own blood.
  • Thus did all thought, all science, all wisdom perish on earth.
  • And they chose to perish, for they knew.
  • For that which they died to save can never perish.
  • The word which will not die, should we all perish in battle.

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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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