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perish
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Antigone
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  • CREON The patriot perished by the outlaw’s brand.
  • But he is too late: he finds lying side by side Antigone who had hanged herself and Haemon who also has perished by his own hand.
  • Bethink thee, sister, we are left alone; Shall we not perish wretchedest of all, If in defiance of the law we cross A monarch’s will?
  • Now that his two sons perished in one day, Brother by brother murderously slain, By right of kinship to the Princes dead, I claim and hold the throne and sovereignty.
  • See how the trees beside a stream in flood Save, if they yield to force, each spray unharmed, But by resisting perish root and branch.
  • Seven captains at our seven gates Thundered; for each a champion waits, Each left behind his armor bright, Trophy for Zeus who turns the fight; Save two alone, that ill-starred pair One mother to one father bare, Who lance in rest, one ’gainst the other Drave, and both perished, brother slain by brother.

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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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