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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • Many thousands then perished, but the Days of Dearth (1158-60) were at the time of this tale long past and the Hobbits had again become accustomed to plenty.
  • He believed that the One had perished; that the Elves had destroyed it, as should have been done.
  • But he knows now that it has not perished, that it has been found.
  • It was Gil-galad, Elven-king and Elendil of Westernesse who overthrew Sauron, though they themselves perished in the deed; and Isildur Elendil’s son cut the Ring from Sauron’s hand and took it for his own.
  • As soon as he saw the dark shapes creep from the garden, he knew that he must run for it, or perish.
  • The only hurt that it did to his enemy, I fear; for it is unharmed, but all blades perish that pierce that dreadful King.
  • Their horses must have perished, and without them they are crippled.
  • I have heard of the Great Ring of him that we do not name; but we believed that it perished from the world in the ruin of his first realm.
  • From the ruin of the Gladden Fields, where Isildur perished, three men only came ever back over the mountains after long wandering.
  • ’I have seen a bright ring in the Halfling’s hand; but Isildur perished ere this age of the world began, they say.
  • The Seven are lost to us — if Balin has not found the ring of Thror which was the last; naught has been heard of it since Thror perished in Moria.
  • had perished in the war.
  • But now we spoke of it again with longing, and yet with dread; for no dwarf has dared to pass the doors of Khazad-dum for many lives of kings, save Thror only, and he perished.
  • I will go forward free,’ he said, ’or I will go back and seek my own land, where I am known to be true of word, though I perish alone in the wilderness.
  • Frodo stood still, hearing far off_ great seas upon beaches that had long ago been washed away, and sea-birds crying whose race had perished from the earth.
  • It cannot yet have perished; for light boats used to journey out of Wilderland down to Osgiliath, and still did so until a few years ago, when the Orcs of Mordor began to multiply.

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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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